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Amtrak-led Coalition Wins Another Southwest Chief Grant

Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:15 PM



September 23, 2020

Amtrak-led Coalition Wins Another Southwest Chief Grant

$11.5 million will stabilize and improve Colorado - New Mexico segment


Washington - Amtrak, committed to the national network of long-distance, interregional trains, is thanking the Federal Railroad Administration for a $5.6 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant to stabilize and rehabilitate the route of the Amtrak Southwest Chief in Coloarado and New Mexico. Combined with $4.9 million in Amtrak federal funds set aside for this service and $1 million from the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), a total of $11.5 million will be invested from Trinidad, Colorado., to south of Lamy, N.M.

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