I wouldn’t recommend a cross country trip by rail either.
Bob Boldt

> Passenger transport is supposed to take priority over the movement

> of commodities in rail. This edict is routinely ignored by the carriers…

‘Supposed to’? ‘Edict’? Unfortunately, you are sadly misinformed. In fact because the freight companies _own the tracks_ they have — and have always had — priority over Amtrak trains. This is a big part of _why_ long-haul passenger rail service in the US is so bad.

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