U.S., Opinion: What a well-funded passenger rail system could look like in the Midwest under ‘Amtrak Joe’

By Bill Lindeke, Columnist, MinnPost; November 13, 2020 There’s little doubt that one of President-elect Biden’s favorite federal programs is Amtrak,…

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U.S., Amtrak: Midwest Service Changes, Effective March 19 & 21

A press release from Amtrak; March 18, 2020: Modified schedules in Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan, to and from Chicago Amtrak…

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Amtrak Prepares for Increased Thanksgiving Travel

A press release from Amtrak; October 11, 2019: WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In anticipation of the busiest travel…

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Local View: Nebraska should rejoin rail compact

By RICHARD SCHMELING, Lincoln Journal Star; February 1, 2019 The failure of the Legislature to pass to restore Nebraska’s membership…

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May 1st is Amtrak Day: Amtrak Celebrates 47 Years, Looks to the Future

A press release from Amtrak; May 1, 2018: Numerous customer improvements completed, more underway WASHINGTON, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today,…

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The World’s Greatest Travel System has many children in today’s travel world

The Canadian Pacific Railway Company, in the early days, was the privately owned railroad company in Canada which built Canada’s…

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