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Small towns along Amtrak route hope they're not forgotten by California high-speed rail

(Source: Fresno Bee, April 29,2 012)

CORCORAN, Calif. — This Kings County farming town has come to rely on Amtrak California's San Joaquin line — six northbound and six southbound passenger trains stop daily. For Amtrak, Corcoran may be little more than a whistle-stop. But for some residents here and in other communities, the train is a vital transportation option for them to get to the nearby county seat of Hanford and beyond for opportunities that just aren't available otherwise.

Full story: Fresno Bee

Monday, April 30, 2012

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