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Gianforte to Amtrak: Reverse Cuts in Service Along the Hi-Line


Congressman Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) today urged Amtrak’s president and CEO to reconsider cuts in service along the Hi-Line.

“Reliable access to rail service is important for communities along the Hi-Line,” Gianforte wrote in a letter to Flynn. “Not only is passenger rail an economic driver for the state, it is also an affordable travel alternative. Reduced service threatens the connectivity of Montana’s rural communities.”

On June 17, Amtrak officials announced Amtrak will reduce service from seven days to three for the Empire Builder, which runs along the Hi-Line with statio...

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