Vermont freight-rail upgrades may hold key to passenger rail

11/17/2010 |

Improving freight-rail infrastructure may be the key to boosting passenger rail, according to this article. In Vermont, investments in freight-rail networks -- moving trains faster and more efficiently -- are expected to stimulate demand for passenger rail. Vermont's rail infrastructure is aging and in many cases subpar, and the state needs to direct investment to upgrading the network to connect with national rails, Ed Barna writes.

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