Amtrak’s Grand Plan for Profitability

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References:
[1] https://skift.com/2016/10/11/delta-air-lines-chairman-resigns-effective-immediately/
[2] https://www.businessinsider.com/amtrak-why-so-expensive-america-train-system-2019-3?r=US&IR=T
[3] https://www.bts.gov/content/amtrak-time-performance-trends-and-hours-delay-cause
[4] https://www.amtrak.com/content/dam/projects/dotcom/english/public/documents/corporate/businessplanning/Amtrak-Service-Line-Plans-FY20-24.pdf
[5] https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-11-20/amtrak-ceo-has-no-love-lost-for-dining-cars-long-haul-routes
[6] https://thepointsguy.com/news/amtrak-plans-to-expand-new-nonstop-acela-service-from-new-york/
[7] https://transportation.house.gov/imo/media/doc/Anderson%20Testimony.pdf
[8] https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Texas-High-Speed-Train-is-Shovel-Ready-565182232.html
[9] https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelgoldstein/2019/10/31/billionaire-branson-gets-billions-in-bonds-to-launch-vegas-to-california-train-service/#f5ffad276604
[10] http://trn.trains.com/bonus/amtrak
[11] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_wave_of_January_1977
[12] https://www.amtrak.com/content/dam/projects/dotcom/english/public/documents/corporate/nationalfactsheets/Amtrak-Economic-Contribution-Brochure-083016.pdf

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