The Commonwealth High Speed Rail Service, or CHSR, is a current project in the United Commonwealths of America to link its major cities together with a ultra-high speed rail service, comparable of that to Japans bullet trains.
The Project began in 2009, and is currently at 80% completion (2012) and planned to be completed in 2012, It is a joint venture between train operator, Valiant and the Repcon Corporation. The trains feature free WIFI, and a new interior, comparable to that of the Bullet Trains of Japan.
The Northern Line was completed in December 2010 and is currently operational with high-speed rail. It is the main line which runs north from Euegene, Oregon to Anchorage, Alaska.
The line runs from; (in order South to North)
- Eugene, Oregon
- Salem, Oregon
- Portland, Oregon
- Vancouver, Oregon
- Olympia, Washington
- Tacoma, Washington
- Seattle, Washington
- Everett, Washington (Connects to Victoria Line to Victoria, Columbia)
- Abbortsford, Columbia
- Vancouver, Columbia
- Prince Rupert, Colubmia
- Petersburg, Alaska
- Juneau, Alaska
- Anchorage, Alaska (Connections to Fairbanks with Low Speed Rail)
The Victoria Line will be completed in Septemeber 2012, and will runs from Everett, Washington to Victoria, Columbia, through a tunnel underneath the Salish Sea.