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Is high speed rail running out of steam?

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The promise of traveling from L.A. to San Francsico in under three hours on a sleek bullet train is alluring, but the high speed rail line has run into some serious roadblocks. With at least a $45 billion price tag, coming up with the money to fund it is no easy task, especially in these times of rampant cost-cutting.

Steve Proffitt explains.