News Wire: Lawmakers ask Amtrak to fund 'Southwest Chief' project, request meeting with CEO

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Posted by Brian Schmidt on Friday, June 01, 2018 9:47 AM

WASHINGTON — Continuing to pressure Amtrak about its plans to fund work on the route of the Southwest Chief, a group of legislators has written Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson, urging the passenger railroad to uphold its part of a funding agreement...

http://trn.trains.com/news/news-wire/2018/06/01-lawmakers-ask-amtrak-to-fund-southwest-chief-project-request-meeting-with-ceo

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Posted by Gramp on Friday, June 01, 2018 2:04 PM

Just brings back the memory of the Santa Fe eventually refusing to let Amtrak use the name SUPER CHIEF because the government-run railway service was so substandard.

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