Opinion: Amtrak as bully

By Frank N. Wilner, Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 23, 2018 Amidst extravagant accusations of inhospitable dispatching by host…

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New Mexico Senator Heinrich balks at Amtrak’s plan to abandon Southwest Chief route

By Hawker Vanguard, KOB 4; June 22, 2018 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Southwest Chief has hit another bump in the…

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Virginia transportation budget set at June Commonwealth Transportation Board meeting

From The Augusta Free Press; June 23, 2018 The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved the latest budgets and Six-Year Improvement Program…

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White House wants to reorganize Department of Transportation; tries to revive air traffic control spinoff plan

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY, With help from Brianna Gurciullo and Tanya Snyder, Politico Morning Transportation; June 22, 2018 IF WE HAD…

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Alabama, Mississippi Refuse Money for Amtrak Resumption

By The Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report; June 22, 2018 MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Plans to resume passenger…

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OP-ED – The Hartford Line: The Train to the Future May Yet Stop Here

By Susan Bigelow, Connecticut News Junkie; June 21, 2018 I crammed myself aboard an Amtrak train with a few hundred…

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144-year-old Jackson, Michigan train station getting upgrades from Amtrak

By Taylor DesOrmeau, mlive.com; June 21, 2018 JACKSON, MI – Jackson’s 144-year-old train station is seeing some improvements this summer.…

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FRA and PTC, plus, a new nominee to the Amtrak Board of Directors

By STEPHANIE BEASLEY and TANYA SNYDER, With help from Lauren Gardner and Brianna Gurciullo, Politico Morning Transportation; June 21, 2018…

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Amtrak: New York’s Empire Corridor improvements on schedule

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; June 20, 2018 When upstate trains return to Penn Station in September, commuters may find…

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