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Opinion: Public has interest in Pan Am Railways sale

(Source: Opinion column by the TransitMatters rail group published in Commonwealth Magazine, August 1, 2020)

BOSTON, Mass. — Pan Am and its corporate predecessor Guilford are notorious for paring service and infrastructure investment to an absolute minimum while offloading as many costs as possible onto the public sector. To rectify the resulting unnecessary deficits in rail infrastructure and service incurred through decades of Pan Am/Guilford disinvestment, and to revitalize rail service for both passenger and freight throughout New England, the public sector must take a strong role in determining the ultimate fate of the Pan Am system.

Full story: Commonwealth Magazine

Monday, August 3, 2020

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