Monday, May 9, 2011

Pennsylvania gets money to speed up railroad travel

(AP) — Travel by passenger train between Harrisburg and Philadelphia could get faster, thanks to $40 million in federal money awarded Monday.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Rich Kirkpatrick said the money will be used to improve switches approaching the Harrisburg station on Amtrak's Keystone Corridor East service.
Kirkpatrick said it is expected the improvements can slash seven to nine minutes off the running time between Harrisburg and Philadelphia. Continued

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