Texas-to-Kansas passenger train service eyed by officials
June 11, 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Amtrak and BNSF Railway officials are gauging interest in passenger train service between Texas and Kansas.
Joe McHugh, an Amtrak vice president, tells the Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/2sR0D2p ) that there are many steps needed to establish passenger train service between the states. But he says there has been tremendous interest from people in southern and eastern Kansas in having such service.
A special inspection trip from Fort Worth to Kansas City, Missouri, this past week afforded Amtrak and BNSF Railway officials an opportunity to see what a new route fo...