Oregon panel funds Amtrak Cascades service

June 24, 2015

An Oregon legislative panel has signed off on a plan that would ensure the state’s passenger rail service will run at least two more years along the I-5 corridor.

Oregon subsidizes two Amtrak Cascades passenger trains each day between Portland and Eugene. Rail advocates sounded the alarm this spring when lawmakers who chaired a budget subcommittee questioned whether the state was getting enough bang for its buck.

See and hear the full story from Chris Lehman of Northwest Public Radio by clicking here.

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