Foreign firms see profits in U.S. high-speed rail

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 10, 2010
LA ROCHELLE, France - The train factory here on the Bay of Biscay was created in 1918 by the masters of the industry - the Americans - to build troop transports during World War I. Today, French engineers, welders, and electricians work in the same long sheds for the French manufacturer Alstom Transport. They hope their new customers will include the old bosses, the Americans.
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