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Tester: return of full, daily Amtrak service a win for Montana's Hi-Line

 

Last updated 5/28/2021 at 10:13am



This past week brought some much-needed good news for the folks who live and work in Havre and across the Hi-Line.

On May 24th, full, daily Amtrak service returned to the Northern tier of our state after painful, short-sighted cuts imposed last year furloughed employees and reduced service to just three days a week.

The cuts to Amtrak were a punch in the gut, and an attack on Montana’s frontier communities. Folks from Wolf Point to Libby and everywhere in between depend on reliable, frequent Amtrak service—and the Empire Builder long distance route in particular—to visit family and...



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