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Missouri House committee keeps Amtrak funding – BusinessWeek

Missouri House committee keeps Amtrak funding – BusinessWeek.

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

Study shows more users than expected for Amtrak | Featured Story | Wichita Eagle

OPEKA — It would take a minimum of $156 million and three years to bring passenger rail service to Wichita, according to a study released Thursday by Amtrak and the state Department of Transportation.

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

Amtrak Collision Caught On Tape – Detroit Michigan

Amtrak Collision Caught On Tape – Detroit Michigan.

Filed under: Amtrak

Newton a key cog in options for extended railway service – Newton, KS – The Newton Kansan

Newton a key cog in options for extended railway service – Newton, KS – The Newton Kansan.

Filed under: Amtrak, Regional USA Passenger Rail

Amtrak wants $446 million to buy engines

Amtrak wants $446 million to buy engines.

Filed under: Amtrak

Does Amtrak Have a Prayer at Running U.S. High Speed Rail? » INFRASTRUCTURIST

Amtrak has a recurring PR problem. Despite its resurgence in popularity over the past decade — particularly along the Northeast Corridor and California’s Capitol Corridor — it has a persistently hard time being taken seriously. It’s outdated, its inefficient, it eats through cash, most of which comes from the government. And most of all, it’s just plain unimpressive, particularly when reports are flooding in from Asia and Europe with tales of gorgeous new bullet trains and astounding travel times (9 hour trips cut to 2.5!).

Does Amtrak Have a Prayer at Running U.S. High Speed Rail? » INFRASTRUCTURIST.

Filed under: Amtrak

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