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Plans for high-speed rail chugging along

Agreement with CSX needed as deadline for $151M in funding looms

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On the outskirts of Glenville sit the remains of New York’s last foray into high-speed rail — a set of Turboliner trains. Amtrak was supposed to operate the diesel-powered passenger trains along a high-speed corridor to be created between Albany and New York City, where they would reach speeds of up to 125 mph. The state paid Super Steel Schenectady Inc., formerly located in the Glenville Business and Technological Park on Route 5, nearly $70 ...

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