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Tester comments about Amtrak, other issues


October 23, 2009

Tim Leeds Havre Daily News [email protected]

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., said in a conference call with Montana reporters Thursday that while he is not giving up on reviving a southern Montana route for the Amtrak passenger train company, the original concept is not likely to fly. “It would be very difficult right now to get a billion dollars for that route,” Tester said. He said that a study on reviving the route, which he requested in legislation passed in 2008, estimates it would lose $20 million to $30 million a year, requiri...

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