Despite efforts to remove Amtrak's president, Roger Lewis, Amtrak met the peak summer travel needs in a commendable manner. New rail routes have been added or proposed and new equipment is on order. A shortage of cars have postpond the opening of some of the routes. Among new equipment that has been ordered are seven, French designed Turbo Trains. The U.S. Department of Transportation is critical of Amtrak's operating and some phases of its performance. It is the Senate which approved Roger Lewis's appointment and has urged the Department of Transportation to continue funding Amtrak.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 49-51
  • Serial:
    • Modern Railroads
    • Volume: 29
    • Issue Number: 9
    • Publisher: K-III Press, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0736-2064

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080764
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Canadian National Railways, Headquarters Library
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1975 12:00AM