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Amtrak to restore Gulf Coast service 18 years after Hurricane Katrina

There have been no passenger trains on this 140-mile Gulf Coast route for 18 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the region in 2005. Amtrak could revive the route as soon as next year, now thanks in part to a new grant from the Department of Transportation.

Here & Now‘s transportation analyst Seth Kaplan joins host Deepa Fernandes for the latest.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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