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December 7, 2022

Statement from Amtrak CEO Stephen Gardner on Notice of Funding Opportunity

Amtrak CEO Stephen Gardner issued the following statement:

“This is a historic opportunity to modernize intercity passenger rail and Amtrak service to underserved communities across the nation.  We thank the Administration and Congress for making this opportunity a reality, and we look forward to working with the FRA and our state partners to provide more trains to more people in more communities.”


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