Amtrak Expansion

An expanded Amtrak railway could be in the future of Kansas.

Kansas transportation officials have asked Amtrak to study a possible expansion.

The expansion would connected two existing routes, one from Kansas City to Newton and one from Fort Worth, Texas to Oklahoma City.

As part of the study paid for by the Kansas department of transportation, they will look at availability of locomotives and cars and rail improvements that might be needed...
if it is approved construction would start this summer and be completed in the fall of 2009...


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