1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

New study makes economic case for keeping Amtrak's Southwest Chief in southern Colorado

(Source: Pueblo Chieftain, February 6, 2014)

PUEBLO, Colo. -- The existing Amtrak line through Southern Colorado brings about 6,300 out-of-state visitors per year, enough to make an economic case for preserving the line, according to a study by two Colorado State University-Pueblo professors. Adding a Pueblo stop would bring more out-of-state visitors and economic gains but also could reduce the number of travelers who stop in Trinidad, La Junta and Lamar, the study says.

Full story: Pueblo Chieftain

Friday, February 07, 2014

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
Crews checking for equipment malfunction in Slinger train derailment
Ex-employees claim BNSF Railway has ignored key safety checks
CN reports 2Q 2014 net income of C$847 million, up 18 percent from year-earlier net income
Open letter from Secretary Foxx and 11 former DOT Secretaries urging Congress to address long-term transportation needs
Oil by rail fight in Washington threatens California gasoline prices
Metro-North, Amtrak trains running again after rock slide
CSX Senior VP Mancini sells $1.2 million in stock
Dwight D. Eisenhower locomotive exhibit opening on August 2 in Green Bay

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe