‘Rail summit’ seeking to bring together civic leaders

By Chad Frey, Newton Kansan; August 8, 2018 Invitations have been going out for a passenger rail summit, set for…

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Essay | The Last Train To Grand Canyon: How Amtrak Fails The National Parks—And America

By Alfred Runte, National Parks Traveler; August 8, 2018 Editor’s note: National parks historian Alfred Runte has over the years closely…

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Passenger rail service still needs backing

Commentary By Evan Stair, Santa Fe New Mexican; August 7, 2018 Many hopes rest on the Udall-Moran Southwest Chief Route…

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City urging Amtrak not to make changes to train route that runs through Lawrence, Kansas

From The Lawrence Journal-World; July 30, 2018 In her years as a volunteer caretaker at the Santa Fe train station…

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Ohio senators attempt to force Amtrak to restaff Cincinnati Union Terminal and other stations

By Cameron Knight and Hannah Sparling, Cincinnati Enquirer; July 26, 2018 Rail supporters were devastated in May when Amtrak announced…

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New Mexico Opinion: Step up for passenger train service

An Editorial From The Santa Fe New Mexican; July 6, 2018 Keeping Amtrak train service open and running through Northern…

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Southwest Chief rail line: A ‘canary in the coal mine’?

By T.S. Last, Staff Writer, Albuquerque Journal; July 5, 2018 Just a few months ago, things were looking up for…

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Amtrak considering bus service instead of Southwest Chief

  By Peter Roper, The Pueblo Chieftain; July 4, 2018 Amtrak is considering ending passenger train service between Dodge City…

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