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Rival high-speed rail coalitions agree on some points

Rival high-speed rail coalitions agree on some points

Two coalitions competing for a high-speed passenger rail segment between Madison and St. Paul said Wednesday they agree on the need for continued state investment in passenger rail, including completion of the planned Milwaukee-to-Madison line.

The joint press release by the The Empire Builder High Speed Rail Coalition and the West Central Wisconsin Rail Coalition also agrees on the need for more runs on current Amtrak routes and initiating passenger rail service from St. Paul to Eau Claire.

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