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  • This is what California's bullet train would look like

    Siemens official Armin Kick talks about what the high-speed rail car would look like outside the Capitol in Sacramento on Feb. 24, 2015. Siemens is a major manufacturer of bullet train cars.

Siemens official Armin Kick talks about what the high-speed rail car would look like outside the Capitol in Sacramento on Feb. 24, 2015. Siemens is a major manufacturer of bullet train cars. Tony Bizjak The Sacramento Bee
Siemens official Armin Kick talks about what the high-speed rail car would look like outside the Capitol in Sacramento on Feb. 24, 2015. Siemens is a major manufacturer of bullet train cars. Tony Bizjak The Sacramento Bee
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Bullet train suffers two big setbacks that could be fatal

March 02, 2017 3:59 PM

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee