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N.M. Senator Rips Plans for S.W. Chief

A New Mexico lawmaker has blasted Amtrak’s proposals to truncate the Southwest Chief and described a meeting held with Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson to discuss the… 404 more words

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Amtrak Plotting to Break up SW Chief

Amtrak has begun sharing with select public officials its plan to truncate operation of the Southwest Chief.

Trains magazine reported on Friday that Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson gave a presentation to lawmakers from Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico on June 19 during which he said Amtrak would no longer use the Raton Pass route. 291 more words

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Legislators Want to Discuss S.W. Chief With Anderson

Legislators representing states served by Amtrak’s Southwest Chief are asking the passenger carrier to provide its $3 million in matching funds to be used to repair the tracks used by the train. 378 more words

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No Plans to End Long-Distance Trains Amtrak Executive Tell RPA During Meeting

Amtrak executives have pledged to the Rail Passengers Association that the carrier has no plans to discontinue long-distance trains.

The pledge came during a meeting last week between RPA CEO Jim Mathews and Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Stephen Gardner. 864 more words

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No Plans to End Long-Distance Trains Amtrak Executives Tell RPA

Amtrak executives have pledged to the Rail Passengers Association that the carrier has no plans to discontinue long-distance trains.

The pledge came during a meeting last week between RPA CEO Jim Mathews and Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Stephen Gardner. 864 more words

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Joe Boardman: Saint or Sinner?

Former Amtrak President Joseph Boardman received a lot of favorable reviews for a letter he recently wrote to public officials across the country criticizing the Amtrak board of directors and CEO Richard Anderson for what Boardman believes is a strategy designed to dismantle the carrier’s network of long-distance trains. 719 more words

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Manchin Pleads for Charleston Ticket Agent

A West Virginia senator is seeking to get Amtrak to delay plans to close a ticket offices his state.

Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) wrote to the passenger carrier to express “serious concerns” about the criteria Amtrak used to determine which ticket offices to close. 141 more words

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