Pieces in place for Fort Collins to Denver Amtrak route

December 11, 2015

By Katie de la Rosa, The Coloradoan

What if you were told we didn’t need to spend $1.2 billion to build a commuter rail from Fort Collins to Denver, that we essentially already have it and at far less the cost?

Incredulous?

Well, that’s not far off.Website Insert 5000 New Seats copy

You see, Amtrak runs mainly on BNSF tracks, which run next to the Fort Collins Downtown Transit Center right through the center of town to Denver. Amtrak doesn’t currently run on those tracks but could.

So what’s holding up a commuter rail to connect the two cities and become the first such route in the state?

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