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By Tim Leeds 

Passenger rails advocates working in Washington

 

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Mark Meyer, center, spends some time outside during a train ride to Washington D.C. Thursday in Havre.

Some members of a passenger rail advocacy group are in Washington this week and plan to talk to members of Congress with some concerns about Amtrak including investing in new equipment, replacing ticket agents in Havre and Shelby and the president's stated goal of eliminating long-distance passenger rail.

National Rail Passenger Association Council Representative At-Large Mark Meyer was in Havre Friday when Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder stopped in town. He said he would be joined by NRPA Northwest Division Director Barry Green of Glendive to travel to Washington for the association's s...



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