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Amtrak service cuts will cost Texas $256 million per year

September 24th, 2020
September 24, 2020 -  TRA Newswire - Washington, DC—The Rail Passengers Association released new research showing that Amtrak’s plan to reduce service on its long-distance routes—a vital transportation link to the 40 percent of the nation’s small and rural communities that...

Amtrak cutting service to 3x weekly likened to $2 billion "bomb on flyover country"

September 12th, 2020
September 11, 2020 - TRA Newswire - According to the Rail Passengers Association, Amtrak’s response to COVID-19 will drop a $2 billion “bomb on Flyover Country.” Rail Passengers President and CEO Jim Mathews said Amtrak’s plan to reduce service on its long-distance...

Amtrak's proposed 3x weekly service on Texas Eagle will be less than that at Chicago hub connections

August 13th, 2020
August 13, 2020 - TRA Newswire - Amtrak finally released their reduced 3-times-a-week schedule for the long haul trains. The schedule takes effect in less than 60 days on October 1. The Texas Eagle will be one of the biggest casualties...

Former Amtrak presidents: cutting Texas Eagle & other trains to tri-weekly didn't work before

August 3rd, 2020
August 3, 2020 - Trains Magazine - Bob Johnston - Deja vu: Amtrak service to be cut from daily to 3x weekly October 1 1995 plan that cut trains to "save money" didn't work Expected "savings" did not offset costs Any...

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