House Hearing on Passenger Rail Infrastructure Safety

The House Transportation Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held a hearing on funding for passenger rail transportation… read more

The House Transportation Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials held a hearing on funding for passenger rail transportation during the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the Surface Transportation Board, representatives from the rail industry and transportation experts testified about the challenges facing the nation’s passenger rail system as it faced decreased ridership due to COVID-19. The discussion covered various topics, including funding for local rail services, passenger rail’s usage of freight rail infrastructure, and the need for additional federal assistance to offset decreased usage of the passenger rail system. close

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House Hearing on Passenger Rail Infrastructure Safety

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Program ID:
478201-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
2167, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 18, 2020 | 10:05am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Nov 18, 2020 | 10:46am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Nov 18, 2020 | 10:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
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