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Your weekly source of fresh takes on news affecting America's passengers. See also the RPA Blog.

Hotline #1,079

Amtrak Ends Toys for Tots Partnership; New Acela Interiors Revealed; CHSRA Defends HSR Before Rail Committee; Pittsburgh Narrowly Missed Light Rail Disaster

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Hotline #1,078

Rail Passengers See Victory in FY2019 Minibus; WSP Hired To Study HSR Between Seattle and Vancouver; Quiet Zones Delayed On Brightline Route; Sen. Schumer Calls on FRA to Hire More Rail Bridge Inspectors

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Hotline #1,077

Senate Adopts Passenger Rail Amendments; Senators Opposed Amtrak Bustitition; Shuster Introduces Draft Infrastructure Plan; Americans Support Congress Funding Transportation Infrastructure; Alaska Railroad Conductor to Retire After 50 Years

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Hotline #1,076

Rail Passengers Rally For SW Chief; Federal Court Gives Amtrak and FRA Power to Set Performance Metrics; Brightline To Increase Service; Views From A Train Photo Contest Launches; WMATA Avoids Strike; NJ Transit To Spend $320 Million on PTC

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Hotline #1,075

NTSB Holds Hearing on Amtrak Accidents; NJ-ARP Requests Dismissal of Anderson; Raleigh Union Station Opens; USDOT Delays Review of NJ Request for Portal Bridge

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Hotline #1,074

Rail Passengers Begins Campaign for SW Chief; AFL-CIO Opposed Recent Amtrak Decisions; FRA Warned On Issuing PTC Exemptions; CHSRA Plans Aggressive Schedule; Summer by Rail Wraps Up

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Hotline #1,073

Sen. Moran Meets with Amtrak; Brightline to Bid on Orlando to Tampa Route; Amtrak Issues RFI for New Fleet; Summer By Rail Concludes Sunday In Seattle

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Hotline #1,072

Bus Substitution Considered for Segment of Southwest Chief; NY Times Highlights Koch Support of Anti-Transit; Alabama Will Not Support Reintroduction of Amtrak; MBTA: NSRL To Cost Up To $21.5B; SEPTA Offers Look at "Downtown Link”

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Hotline #1,071

Hartford Line Ribbon Cutting; Senate Committee Approves $1.9B for Amtrak; NEC Receives New Amtrak Menu; MA Official Issues RFP for Western Rail Service

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Hotline #1,070

Sen. Manchin Secures Language For Amtrak Agents; Amtrak Responds to Railroad Passenger Car Groups; Union Groups Condemn Amtrak Changes; Hartford Line To Open June 15

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