Bullet Train May Move Slower Than Previously Calculated

The bullet train was a promise for many Californians that they would be able to speed from Los Angeles to San Francisco in two hours and 40 minutes. But new compromises that have appeared throughout the last decade have proven that the trip will no longer quite reach that time commitment. 

A Los Angeles Times article detailed the computer simulations conducted earlier this year and showed how the rail network has a tight margin of error when it comes to hitting the two-hour-40 minute time mark. 

The authority says it can still meet its trip time commitments but not by much.

The funding for the bullet train has increased from $33 billion up to $77 billion after it was relaized the train will require longer tunnels and more viaducts. 

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