Amtrak could be running a train from Burlington to Rutland within a year.
"“I’m very excited,” said Rutland Mayor David Allaire. “It’s something I’ve been working on personally for 20 years with the transportation committee in Montpelier and the rail council down here. We’re 12 months out. Hopefully, it’ll be past COVID and the trains will be running and ridership will increase significantly. It’s a big deal for Western Vermont.” The Ethan Allen Express, which runs between Rutland and New York City has ended in Albany, New York, since March, when Amtrak scaled back passenger service in response to the pandemic."
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