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Vermont loses out on high-speed rail grant; state may use "Jeffords" earmark instead



Vt Digger - - 9:12 am Wed May 11th, 2011

Despite the Shumlin administration's best efforts, the third time wasn't the charm for the Amtrak western corridor project.

The U.S. Department of Transportation passed over Vermont's most recent bid for $83 million in funding for track improvements that would have enabled the state to offer high-speed passenger rail service from Burlington to Rutland.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : http://vtdigger.org/2011/05/11/vermont-loses-out-o...

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Albany, VT 05820 (Set as Local)
Washington, VT 05675 (Set as Local)

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