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Metra OKs comfy rail cars and locomotives; directors unhappy with Amtrak

(Source: Daily Herald, March 20, 2019)

CHICAGO — Metra forged ahead with plans for new railcars with cupholders and greener locomotives Wednesday even as leaders fumed about something beyond their control -- the tracks out of Union Station. Amtrak apologized for a Feb. 28 fiasco where a bungled technical upgrade delayed thousands of riders, but Metra Director Stephen Palmer said it isn't enough.

Full story: Daily Herald

Thursday, March 21, 2019

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