News Wire: Metra asks STB to intervene in dispute with Amtrak in Chicago

503 views
1 replies
1 rating 2 rating 3 rating 4 rating 5 rating
Moderator
  • Member since
    January, 2011
  • From: Wisconsin
  • 923 posts
Posted by Brian Schmidt on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 3:03 PM

CHICAGO — Metra is asking the Surface Transportation Board to resolve a disagreement between the commuter rail agency and Amtrak involving its lease and trackage rights at Chicago Union Station — a dispute that could have ramifications el...

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2018/04/10-metra-asks-stb-to-intervene-in-dispute-with-amtrak-in-chicago

Brian Schmidt, Associate Editor Trains Magazine

  • Member since
    March, 2016
  • 1,501 posts
Posted by CandOforprogress2 on Saturday, April 14, 2018 11:17 PM

What authority does the STB have over passenger trains? I assumed that authrity was curtailed after the ICC sunset act.

Join our Community!

Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.

Search the Community

Newsletter Sign-Up

By signing up you may also receive occasional reader surveys and special offers from Trains magazine.Please view our privacy policy