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Passenger coalition seeks funding approval for Amtrak, high-speed rail

(Source: Progressive Railroading, November 11, 2011)

Wednesday, the National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) sent a letter to House and Senate negotiators in conference on a bill that will decide the fiscal-year 2012 budget for Amtrak and the national high-speed rail program.

The NARP letter asked lawmakers to endorse the Senate-passed funding levels of $1.48 billion for Amtrak and $100 million for the High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Program, NARP officials said in a prepared statement.

Full story: Progressive Railroading

Monday, November 14, 2011

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