High-speed rail projects get a $6 billion infusion of federal infrastructure money

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A Brightline train during its inaugural trip between Miami and West Palm Beach, Fla., in 2018. This week, the White House announced $3 billion in funding for Brightline West, a proposed high-speed rail line connecting Las Vegas and Southern California. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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A pair of high-speed rail projects in Nevada and California is getting a big push from Washington.

The Biden administration pledged more than $6 billion in federal funding for high-speed rail, aiming to close the gap between the

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