'Like Ferraris on Dirt Roads' German High Speed Trains to Link Moscow with St. Petersburg

High-speed German trains will soon be traveling between Moscow and St. Petersburg. But they won't be able to go as fast as they do elsewhere because money hasn't been put into improving the rails they run on. In that sense, it reflects the situation in Germany, where the high-speed rail network is woefully underdeveloped.
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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan.