Passenger rail service to Duluth, another train to Chicago, still being considered

Star Tribune - October 14, 2019

Supporters of passenger rail service in Minnesota, including restoration of the route from the Twin Cities to Duluth and additional service to Chicago, are plotting their push for state funding to keep expansion efforts alive. The nexus of their efforts will come during the legislative session, which begins in February. But if this year's experience is any guide - where funding requests for passenger rail projects were thwarted by lawmakers - the undertaking could be a bit of a slog.


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