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Amtrak celebrates beginning of new 110 mph rail service

Posted on February 16, 2012 by Dene Westbrook

Recently Amtrak and MDOT received federal funding to increase the maximum speeds of Amtrak trains in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana to 110 mph. Yesterday, federal, local and state officials joined Amtrak and MDOT for a demonstration of the new 110 mph service between Porter, Indiana and Kalamazoo, Michigan. CLICK HERE to watch.

Jason Mancini works for the Michigan Municipal League and handles transportation issues. He can be reached at 517-908-0303 or by email at jmancini@mml.org

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