News Wire: Former Amtrak president questions motives of current management

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 8:32 AM

ROME, N.Y. – “I’ve seen enough. I’ve heard enough,” explains former Amtrak President Joseph Boardman. Trains News Wire asked Boardman what prompted an email he sent early Tuesday and subsequently forwarded to elected o...

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Posted by MICHAEL KLASS on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 9:59 AM

And Joe Boardman did such a wonderful job running Amtrak?

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Posted by BaltACD on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 12:30 PM

Anderson was not hired to fix Amtrak, he was hired to bury it.

         

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Posted by CMStPnP on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 12:37 PM

So far I have not seen Andersen say or do anything that would give me cause for concern.    I think his proposed cuts are in the right areas.    Have my doubts he will follow through with the PTC threat.     I think he made that threat more for the kick in the pants it provides.......also he is probably angling for a waiver from Congress so he doesn't pay through the nose for insurance.

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Posted by LOUIS J HARRIS on Friday, May 11, 2018 9:19 AM

https://www.railwayage.com/passenger/intercity/amtrak-where-is-the-public-input-where-is-the-transparency/

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Posted by BaltACD on Friday, May 11, 2018 7:20 PM

LOUIS J HARRIS

Anderson's mission is clear - poison any support for Amtrak and then kill it.  The same strategy that the Class 1's used to divest themselves of passenger service half a century ago.

         

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Posted by NKP guy on Friday, May 11, 2018 7:27 PM

"There are none so blind as those who will not see."

 

BaltACD has nailed it.  

We've seen this movie before; haven't you? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by ROBERT WILLISON on Saturday, May 12, 2018 8:40 AM

NKP guy

"There are none so blind as those who will not see."

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BaltACD has nailed it.  

We've seen this movie before; haven't you? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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