While there are many miles of rail in Vermont, passenger service is extremely limited. But that wasn’t always the case, once there were many passenger routes in Vermont, and some would like to see them return, including Governor Peter Shumlin who has made the return of rail service between Burlington and Montreal a priority.
For this week’s Regional Report we turn to the Burlington Free Press. Reporter Nancy Remsen has been publishing a series this week about passenger rail and she shares what she’s learned with VPR’s Peter Biello.
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