News Wire: Amtrak national network likely to survive the congressional budget process

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Thursday, September 07, 2017 12:39 PM

WASHINGTON — Debate in the House of Representatives on an omnibus spending bill this week will be critical for the future of Amtrak funding. The carrier's long-distance network may keep most of its federal subsidy, but how much will be allocate...

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Posted by oltmannd on Thursday, September 07, 2017 3:59 PM

Well, okay, then!  

The next thing you know, the new Amtrak CEO will go on the morning news and sound informed and reasonable.  (wait, what?  That happened, too?)

Or, maybe the "summer from hell" in NYP will get done on time and be done smoothly!  Haha!  (Oh,  that happened?  Really?)

Yeah, but where are those Viewliner Sleepers!?!  (I win.)

-Don (Random stuff, mostly about trains - what else?

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