New name, same goal: Great River Rail Commission to continue second train advocacy

Winona Daily News - February 21, 2019

One of the leading voices on passenger rail in Minnesota has a new name. The Minnesota High-Speed Rail Commission, formed in 2009 to advocate for faster, more frequent passenger train service between the Twin Cities and Chicago following the current Amtrak Empire Builder route, is now called the Great River Rail Commission.

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