officials from around New
England have visions of a high-speed
rail network, but on Monday they got a dose of reality. The
Obama administration has eight billion dollars for trains – and demands for 13
times more money from 40 different states.
say one of the passenger trains serving Vermont should get to New York an hour faster, if New England wins federal grants. They
also want to re-establish passenger rail service between Burlington and New York and begin to restore the rail line that once
connected Montreal and Boston.