Amtrak May Swap Some Trains for Buses During Safety Upgrade

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As railroads across the nation race to complete a congressional deadline for installing safety technology, Amtrak is threatening to substitute buses for trains on lines that lack the equipment, triggering a furious response from the mostly rural areas. Bloomberg

Skift Take: Swapping trains for buses will certainly worsen the lives of some passengers, but installing positive train control and preventing fatal accidents is urgent.

— Sarah Enelow-Snyder

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