U.S., Montana – It’s official: Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority forms, eyes southern route

By Martin Kidston, Missoula Current, KXLH 9; December 2, 2020 A dozen participating counties spanning Montana from east to west…

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U.S., Montana: All aboard: Summit reflects support for passenger rail through Montana’s biggest towns

By Kim Briggeman, Missoulian; September 17, 2020 A county-driven passenger rail authority, the first concrete step toward restoring passenger rail…

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Montana: Missoula County lobbies for costly return of passenger rail service

By Dave Stalling, Missoula Current, KXLH 9; October 4, 2019 Missoula County commissioners on Thursday expressed their interest in restoring…

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Double track: Montana Rail Link wants to hasten trains through Missoula

By Kim Briggeman, Missoulian, May 13, 2018 Adding an extended siding across the overpass at East Missoula is another step…

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Now a 30-year-old regional, Montana Rail Link continues to mine carloads both solo and with BNSF

By Jeff Stagl, Managing Editor, Progressive Railroading Magazine; December 2017 Montana Rail Link (MRL) launched operations on Halloween in 1987.…

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