Amtrak has big dreams, but freight lines have other ideas
(Source: National Public Radio, June 9, 2021)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Like a lot of us, Amtrak had a rough 2020. Ridership fell nearly half from the prior year. But with the worst of the pandemic seemingly in the past, Amtrak doesn't just want to get back to where it was before the recession – chugging along, slowly adding new riders for a few decades. It wants Americans to fall back in love with trains. But opposition from the freight rail industry could halt those plans.
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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