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_refugee_  ·  2620 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How Washington Derailed Amtrak

Outlander - I suppose that we both should have read the whole article before speaking .Amtrak does not own its tracks:

    Outside of the Northeast Corridor, the tracks Amtrak uses are almost all owned by freight railroads. CSX, Union Pacific, and a handful of other behemoths naturally hog them, which contributes to Amtrak's chronic tardiness,




Outlander  ·  2619 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yea, I was only about a quarter of the way through until my show buffered and I haven't gotten back to it yet.

Thanks for pointing that out though; it makes sense of some of the longer delays.

I'll give it a good read sometime tomorrow.