Amtrak proceeds with high-speed rail plans amid privatization debate

08/25/2011 | Hill, The

Amtrak is moving ahead with its high-speed rail plans such as the Northeast Corridor project even though House Republicans are pushing for the privatization of some of its services. While House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica, R-Fla., has argued that private investments are a better option for operating the Northeast lines, Amtrak remains determined to continue its plans and has asked New York-based KPMG to create a financial plan for the Northeast project.

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