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The Business and Politics of Passenger Rail; 2011-08-25

August 25th, 2011 Comments off

By William Lindley and J. Bruce Richardson

 Volume 1, Number 15

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This Week at Amtrak; 2009-09-14

September 13th, 2009 Comments off

Volume 6, Number 38

  1. The late Austin Coates, the founder of United Rail Passenger Alliance, was known to one and all as a courtly, Southern gentleman. Always quick with a friendly handshake, and at a times a poignant pause which was sincere in every way, he did have his grumpy moments in his later years. When Amtrak had been particularly naughty, he was known to say, “They ought to just pull ‘em over and park ‘em,” referring to Amtrak’s trains serving the various united states. Read more…