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Your weekly source of fresh takes on news affecting America's passengers. See also the RPA Blog.

Hotline #1,054

Amtrak To Suspend Service If PTC Deadline Not Met; RPA Opposes WH Infrastructure Initiatives; RPA Welcomes New FRA Administrator; FRA To Award $73M In Rail Projects

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Hotline #1,053

Hotline #1,053: Two Amtrak Crew Killed; Texas Central Reveals Prefered Houston Location; MARC Service To WV Could End By Summer; Infrastructure Proposal Monday

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Hotline #1,052

Amtrak Train With Congressional Members Onboard Hits Truck; CA HSR To Be Audited; Texas Central Selects Dallas Station Location; RPA Launches $10K Education Campaign

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Hotline #1051

Amtrak Engineer in DuPont Lost Situational Awareness; Brightline Begins to Increase Safety Efforts; Amtrak to Remove Parlor Cars; DOJ Leaves Room for OTP Case

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Hotline #1,050

Dems Seek Amtrak Updates; Brightline To Enhance Safety; CHSRA Gets New CEO and Cost Outlook; Pacific Surfliner Adds Cars; Purple Line Keeps 2022 Opening

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Hotline #1,049

RPA Staff Tour Brightline Prior to Saturday’s Service Launch; PTC Legislation Introduced; Mudslide Hampers Pacific Surfliner; Alaska To Study Passenger Rail Line

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Hotline #1048

Hotline #1,048: NTSB Issues Report on Amtrak Derailment; Gateway Hits Snag with Administration; Amtrak Begins Stage Two at NY Penn Station; Brightline Readies Service

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Hotline #1,047

RPA Remembers Jim Hamre and Zack Willhoite; Amtrak Derailment in DuPont, WA; Brightline Receives FEIS Approval; CHSRA Releases Sustainability Report

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Hotline #1,046

Hotline #1,046: Moorman To Transition to Amtrak Advisor; Amtrak Celebrates Record Month; NJ/NY Pledge to Pay for Gateway Tunnel; Suicide Bomber Targets NYC; Consider End-of-Year Donation

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Hotline #1,045

Hotline #1,045: Wildfires Suspend Service North of LA; Brightline To Begin Testing; Amtrak Empire Marks 50 Years; Submit Train Photos and Win Rewards; Remember to Renew Membership Before Year End

We Need Your ‘Nose For News’! When you see rail-related news stories, op-eds, editorials, or letters to the editor in your communities, send them along to us! We include them in our social media efforts, along with the weekly Hotline. Send your news items to Bob Brady, bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com, and we will continue to share it with the membership. Are you holding a rally, a community meeting, or another kind of rail-advocacy event? We can help spread the word if you send them to us. We