Amtrak

Brian M. Wells - Port Huron Times Herald / USA TODAY
February 16, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Lawmakers say a federal budget compromise approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump provides $50 million of additional federal funding to maintain Amtrak rail passenger service through New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas. New Mexico Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray...
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Dreamstime
February 09, 2019 - 2:14 am
State lawmakers want studies and research to be completed on potential passenger rail service in Kansas. Amtrak hasn't had a train stop in Wichita since the late 70s. In a list of goals released last month, the task force listed the Heartland Flyer as a possibility. Right now, the passeger railroad...
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October 04, 2018 - 10:40 am
Amtrak officials say its Southwest Chief route, which stops in Topeka, Newton, Hutchinson, Dodge City and Garden City, will continue to operate as normal for at least the next year. Republican U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas made the announcement Wednesday in news release after a hearing before the...
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Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 2:17 pm
U.S. Senators Jerry Moran’s (R-Kan.) and Tom Udall’s (D-N.M.) amendment to maintain Amtrak train services along the established, long-distance passenger rail route of the Southwest Chief was today included in the 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies...
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June 06, 2018 - 9:32 pm
A Kansas man has died and another man was injured in the crash of two trains in northwestern Arizona. Mohave County Sheriff's officials say a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway train collided Tuesday afternoon with a Herzog Railroad Services train pushing maintenance equipment in a remote canyon...
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KNSS News
Ted Woodward
March 22, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Wichita mayor Jeff Longwell and some other city officials recently visited Washington, D.C.; the mayor says one of their meetings was with Amtrak, and they discussed bringing passenger rail service back to Wichita, and the possibility of locating a ticketing office in Union Station. Another meeting...
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Dreamstime
March 10, 2018 - 5:45 pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $16 million grant to Colfax County in northeastern New Mexico to refurbish a freight railroad's tracks used by passenger trains serving Amtrak's Southwest Chief route. New Mexico congressional delegation members who supported the application for...
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Lauren Petracca-USA TODAY NETWORK
February 05, 2018 - 4:23 am
Two Amtrak crew members were killed; Jonathan Serrie shares latest details on the incident. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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Dreamstime
February 04, 2018 - 7:09 am
SCMED Public Information Officer Derrec Becker has the latest information on the crash. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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KNSS
February 01, 2018 - 4:01 am
Fox News' Griff Jenkins reports from Crozet, VA. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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