National Association of Railroad Passengers Releases February Newsletter

The February newsletter from NARP includes:

Page One

  • House Transportation Bill Threatens Transit, PTC, California HSR
  • NARP, Californians for High-Speed Rail, and Midwest High Speed Rail Association write                to Gov. Brown in support of HSR project
  • New Norfolk Train to Operate by Year’s End, says Gov. Bob McDonnell (R)

Page Two

  • President’s Corner: the troubled Positive Train Control initiative
  • In about-face, Troy MI City Council supports new Amtrak station

Page Three

  • NARP’s Spring Council Meeting in Alexandria, April 24-26

Page Four

  • Amtrak’s Fiscal 2013 Grant request
  • Photos of NARP volunteers at Oklahoma City during visit of Amtrak’s 40th Anniversary Train
  • Florida East Coast Awaits Federal $’s, State Liability Agreement

Page Five

  • Amtrak Files Surface Board Complaint Against Canadian National

Page Six

  • Amtrak’s Boardman: No further discussions at this point with Union Pacific on expanding service from tri-weekly to daily between New Orleans and Los Angeles
  • 8th World Congress on High Speed Rail to America for the first time.
  • Crowds Flock to Lynchburg Train

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