Molly Parker

Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Bill Would Let Amtrak Sue Freight Railroads

Amtrak train Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg

CARBONDALE, Ill. — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced legislation Nov. 21 that would extend to Amtrak the ability to sue freight railroads if it believes that they are failing to give preference to passenger rail operating on their rail lines, as federal law requires.

Molly Parker | The Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale)
November 22, 2019