Railroads are voicing concern that nationwide plans to run high-speed passenger trains over existing freight rail networks could undermine the industry's gains and create safety risks. Federal officials say the proposed investment in the rail network would benefit freight railroads, but industry representatives point out that the money the federal government is offering up is a fraction of what freight railroads have spent on infrastructure in recent decades. Despite these concerns, industry officials say they are "committed to working through the issues."

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