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

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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...

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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.

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