Record Amtrak passengers hint at growing demand for high-speed rail

(Source: Fox Business, October 14, 2011)

NEW YORK Amtrak said Friday it carried more than 30 million passengers in the latest fiscal year, an all-time record that has helped stir interest in high-speed rail. Supporters of high-speed rail say demand is now clearly visible and that Amtrak's record results come amid growing discussion over high-speed trains in the United States.

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Monday, October 17, 2011
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