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Amtrak’s Southwest Chief getting another boost from Pueblo County, other communities

By: Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
October 23, 2017 Updated: October 24, 2017 at 6:15 am
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The Southwest Chief rolls westbound toward Trinidad and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Amtrak photo.

Efforts to ensure that Amtrak’s Southwest Chief line keeps rolling through the region are chugging along.

Pueblo County announced Monday it was pledging $12,500 toward the latest Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery — or TIGER — grant application for train track fixes.

It joins more than 20 other communities in three states — Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico — that have already passed similar resolutions or submitted letters of support for the line.

Read full story at The Denver Post.

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