" Announced yesterday by the Federal Railroad Administration, the Amtrak CRISI grant awards will help launch new and expanded passenger-rail service, advance safety and reliability improvements and provide workforce opportunities"
“$178 million for the project to reintroduce Amtrak service along the Gulf Coast for the first time since 2005”
" $8.8 million for the Northeast Corridor Fencing Program"
“$8.8 million for the Workforce Development Apprenticeship Training Program,”
“$1.8 million for the Mississippi-Louisiana Grade Crossing Improvement Project,”
“In addition, Amtrak supported other grants submitted by other entities that received CRISI funding, including the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Boston and Albany Line Improvement Project; the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority’s Franconia-Springfield Bypass Project; and the Maryland Department of Transportation’s MARC Penn-Camden Line Connector Project.”