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December 30, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Amtrak: Long-distance rail will continue to falter without changes

I read with chagrin and some amusement the article regarding the Amtrak Empire Builder and freight hauling [“Freight trains force repeated delays on popular Amtrak route,” News, Dec. 24].

As someone who has tried to schedule a train trip between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., only to be told, “No trains will run today, but we will schedule a bus,” the disappointment is palpable. So much for the romance of the rails.


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