US Senate advances passenger rail hopes

In a file photo, crowd greets the Amtrak train as it pulls into the Newton station on Friday June 9 2017. The trip was meant to promote a possible service expansion between Oklahoma City and Newton. Five years later, the funding for this development has been included in an infrastructure bill that just passed the U.S. Senate.

By Adam Strunk The passenger rail expansion train is nearing the station for Newton. The U.S. Senate approved a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill Tuesday...


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