Small towns along Amtrak route hope they're not forgotten by California high-speed rail

(Source: Fresno Bee, April 29,2 012)

CORCORAN, Calif. This Kings County farming town has come to rely on Amtrak California's San Joaquin line six northbound and six southbound passenger trains stop daily. For Amtrak, Corcoran may be little more than a whistle-stop. But for some residents here and in other communities, the train is a vital transportation option for them to get to the nearby county seat of Hanford and beyond for opportunities that just aren't available otherwise.

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Monday, April 30, 2012
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