A freight train rolls past the Buena Park Metrolink station. Initially, bullet train service would be blended with the existing Metrolink network in Southern California. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times / February 18, 2010)
By Ralph Vartabedian, Dan Weikel and Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times
November 2, 2011
The ambitious plan to connect Anaheim and San Francisco with high-speed trains has encountered plenty of obstacles, including intensifying resistance from wealthy and poor communities lying in the track’s path.
But the bullet train’s biggest threat could be its ballooning price tag, which this week doubled to an estimated $98 billion.
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