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Zip Rail to be Discussed at Public Meetings

Updated: 07/29/2014 12:30 PM
Created: 07/29/2014 12:23 PM KAALtv.com

(ABC 6 News) -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation is holding three public meetings this week on the proposed Zip Rail project.


ROCHESTER

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Rochester Community and Technical College, Heintz Center Commons Area

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Inver Grove Community Center, Community Room 2

KENYON

Thursday, July 31, 2014

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Kenyon-Wanamingo High School, Commons Area and Auditorium


The high-speed rail would connect an approximately 100-mile corridor between Rochester and the Twin Cities. The train would reach speeds of about 180 to 220 miles per hour, making for a 45 to 50 minute trip each way.

The cost for the project is estimated at between $2 billion and $4 billion.

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