Wisconsin: Railroad boosters seek additional Amtrak passenger service through region

By NOAH VERNAU, Reporter, Portage Daily Register; February 15, 2019 Now’s the time to sell lawmakers on the idea of…

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Minnesota: Competing proposals push to expand Northstar rail to St. Cloud, Little Falls

By Nora G. Hertel, Saint Cloud Times; February 14, 2019 ST. CLOUD — Commuters between the Twin Cities and St. Cloud…

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Minnesota: Rail from Duluth to Twin Cities draws closer look from Amtrak

By Brady Slater, Duluth News Tribune; February 13, 2019 The country’s largest interstate passenger rail provider was in Duluth last…

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Wisconsin Rail Enthusiasts Keep Pursuing East-West Regional Train

By Chuck Quirmbach, WUWM 89.7; February 13, 2019 The Wisconsin Association of Railroad Passengers, a railroad passengers group with nearly…

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Minnesota: Talks Continue for Duluth-Minneapolis Rail Line

By Arman Rahman, Fox 21; February 10, 2019 DULUTH, Minn.- Talks are continuing to move forward for a passenger rail…

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Second daily train from St. Paul, Minnesota to Chicago likely; high-speed rail prospects stalled

By Ryan Faircloth, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Brainerd Dispatch; December 1, 2018 ST. PAUL — Plans for a second daily…

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Empire Builder route: Additional Twin Cities-Chicago rail service viable, study finds

By Janet Moore, Star Tribune; September 23, 2018 Adding a second daily passenger train between St. Paul’s Union Depot and…

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How Minnesota is Transforming Itself into a Rail Star

By Jacob Wallace, Summer By Rail; July 14, 2018 Rafael Ortega is not the sort of man you’d expect to…

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All aboard: Plan calls for passenger rail between St. Paul, Minnesota and Eau Claire, Wisconsin

By Janet Moore, Star Tribune; June 19, 2018 Earlier this spring, a group of boosters gathered in Eau Claire —…

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West Central Wisconsin: Eau Claire to St. Paul rail line backers upbeat

By Julian Emerson, Leader-Telegram; April 27, 2018 The possibility of a passenger rail line linking Eau Claire with the Twin…

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