Amtrak-led coalition wins another Southwest Chief grant
(Source: La Junta Tribune-Democrat, September 24, 2020)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Amtrak, committed to the national network of long-distance, interregional trains, is thanking the Federal Railroad Administration for a $5.6 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant to stabilize and rehabilitate the route of the Amtrak Southwest Chief in Colorado and New Mexico. Combined with $4.9 million in Amtrak federal funds set aside for this service and $1 million from the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), a total of $11.5 million will be invested from Trinidad, Colo., to south of Lamy, N.M.
Full story: La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Monday, September 28, 2020
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