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Amtrak begins work on Missouri bottleneck

The St. Louis Business Journal has details on the new 9,000 foot siding being built to allos Amtrak trains to pass slower moving coal trains. It is an $8 million project.

Construction started Monday for a new $8.1 million, 9,000-foot railroad sidetrack to add capacity and reduce delays on the route used by Amtrak Missouri River Runner trains between Kansas City and St. Louis.

Filed under: Amtrak, Passenger Rail Politics, Passenger Rail Transportatio Policy, Regional USA Passenger Rail

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