Passenger rail plan running behind

Full story: The Bennington Banner

A plan to bring passenger rail to Southwestern Vermont is slightly behind schedule, according to the Vermont Agency of Transportation, but it is expected to catch up shortly.
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1 - 4 of 4 Comments Last updated Jul 3, 2012
Dr Pendyke

Chicopee, MA

#2 Mar 23, 2012
The money would be better spent on putting an electric fence and a mine field around Pownal so no more of the Pownalites can escape into Bennville. Maybe we could encourage tourist to come up to the fence and throw peanuts to the Pownalites.
Alex

Dallas, TX

#3 Mar 23, 2012
Elmers Offshore Services wrote:
Don't forget the trains will also be carrying unicorns and leprechauns.
Throw in a few dwarf strippers and a smoking car and you can
count Stevie and I in.....
Train Money Drain

Rutland, VT

#7 Jun 25, 2012
Seriously, one round trip intercity bus would cost the taxpayers 90% less, but the chamber of commerce types and politicos want the eye candy of a train. And, yes, too many Vermonters loath the color that they think will get off a bus. Sad.
THEGrnMtnBoy

Barre, VT

#9 Jul 3, 2012
Billions on a train that few will ride. Makes about as much sense as Obama Care.

Buy buses and give free rides, it'll be far cheaper and used more.

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