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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Vermont Rail Action Network Events

On Sunday, Vermont Rail System is running two longer, 90 minute excursion trains from White River Junction ($15 each) at 10am and 2pm.

On September 15th is the deadline for comments on the state rail plan. The plan is available here: http://rail.vermont.gov/sites/railroads/files/VT%20State%20Rail%20Plan%20Draft%20June%202015.pdf

Between September 19th and 29th, Vermont Rail System is running public foliage excursions […]

Supreme Court Acts on Railroad Standards

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On Monday the supreme court upheld the ability of Amtrak and the Federal Railroad Administration to set standards and enforce on-time train performance from the freight railroads.

From the beginning (in 1971) Amtrak has been an odd compromise. It was created as a private corporation (similar to the […]