List of Figures and Tables

List of Figures

I.1: The Shinkansen System, Japan

I.2: The Train à Grande Vitesse (TGV) System, France

I.3: The Intercity-Express (ICE) System, Germany

I.4: The Acela Express System, United States

2.1: Indigenous Field Monitors on an Archaeology Site in the Highway 407 East Corridor

2.2: Sculpture of a Turtle Designed by Walpole Island First Nation Artist Teresa Altiman Featured on the Herb Gray Parkway Trail

2.3: Indigenous Stone and Bone Artifacts Found on the 407 East Site

3.1: Vision for HSR in the Toronto-Windsor Corridor

3.2: Proposed Future Southwestern Ontario Passenger Rail Network

3.3: HSR Scenario A and Scenario B Alignments and Station Stops

3.4: HSR Scenario A and Scenario B Travel Times, Distances and Alignment Description

4.1: The Benefits of HSR

5.1: U.K. High Speed Rail Network

5.2: HSRCO Governance Structure

7.1: Next Steps for HSR

List of Tables

1.1: Public Transit Travel to Airports: An International Comparison

2.1: Projects and Services Discussed at the Special Advisor’s Engagement Sessions

3.1: Summary of Scenario A and Scenario B Base Direct Capital Costs (Without Contingency)

3.2: Summary of Scenario A Uplifted Capital Costs (Including Contingency)

3.3: Summary of Scenario B Uplifted Capital Costs (Including Contingency)

3.4: Estimate of Scenario B Capital Costs Using GO RER Assumptions (Including 50% Contingency in $2014)

3.5: Summary of BCRs for Scenario A and Scenario B

4.1: Comparison of Travel Times: HSR and Other Modes

4.2: Selection of Knowledge Centres in the Toronto-Windsor Corridor

4.3: Value Generated Through WEBs

5.1: Case Study of Crossrail

5.2: Case Study of HS2

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