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Amtrak recently releases plan to grow rail service

Amtrak recently released the AMTRACK CONNECTS US plan to grow rail service across America and add 160 additional communities nationwide to its rail network..

This 2035 Vision identifies expansion and enhancement of corridor routes. One route including a connection between Oklahoma City and Newton, KS. Oklahoma City already has an Amtrak route connecting towards Ft. Worth, Tx. The new route could help connection from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio to Wichita and Kansas City.

This would include cities such as Edmond, Guthrie, Ponca City, Ark City and Wichita that could serve as stops along the route.

Amtrak’s plan will benefit all Americans and impact rural main street and urban city centers. Amtrak will introduce new stations in over half of U.S. states, increase rail service to 47 out of the top 50 metropolitan areas, and create over half a million new, well-paying jobs.

More information will be released throughout 2021 at this website: https://media.amtrak.com/amtrak-connects-us/