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By Tim Leeds 

Tester tells Amtrak to keep ticket offices staffed


Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.

The National Passenger Rail Corp. is continuing in its plans to eliminate ticket agents from its stations in Havre and Shelby but is meeting some opposition in Congress.

Montana's U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat from Big Sandy, sent a letter to Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson today urging him to "review and reverse a plan to eliminate staffed ticket offices at Amtrak stations in Havre and Shelby, Montana, effective June 1, 2018.

"Passenger rail is a vital part of Montana's transportation network," Tester added in the letter. "The Amtrak stations in Havre and Shelby play a crit...

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