DOT: Dealing With Amtrak’s On-Time Problem
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DOT: Dealing With Amtrak’s On-Time Problem

Back in September, the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Transportation published a report listing the causes of delays to Amtrak trains outside the Northeast Corridor (Washington-Boston). 1. Dispatchers for the freight railroads giving priority to their trains instead of Amtrak as the law requires. 2. Work on the tracks which means trains most…