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Amtrak services at risk in extended government shutdown

(Source: Bloomberg News, October 6, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amtrak, the U.S. intercity passenger railroad, may have trouble staying on track if a U.S. government shutdown is prolonged for a month or more. Amtrak gets 12 percent of its operating budget and most capital and debt-service funding from U.S. appropriations funneled through the Transportation Department.

Full story: Herald and News

Monday, October 7, 2013

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