State DOTs Urged STB to Withdraw Proposal to Curb Amtrak’s Preference Over Freight

The federal Surface Transportation Board withdrew a proposed policy statement that would have redefined and weakened the legal "preference" for Amtrak's passenger trains over freight on host railroads, effectively agreeing to an action sought by many state departments of transportation.

The federal Surface Transportation Board withdrew a proposed policy statement that would have redefined and weakened the legal "preference" for Amtrak's passenger trains over freight on host railroads, effectively agreeing to an action sought by many state departments of transportation.


http://www.aashtojournal.org/Pages/080516stb.aspx

 

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