All Aboard Washington proposes East-West rail
Last updated 8/26/2021 at 2:24pm
CHENEY — All Aboard Washington (AAWA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting state-wide connectivity through passenger and freight rail services, stopped in Cheney Friday, Aug. 20, to discuss expanding passenger rail routes from Seattle to Spokane. The “2021 Train Trek” team presented a project that would renew daily rail travel across Stampede Pass, Yakima, Kittitas Valley and into Eastern Washington by utilizing dormant tracks across the region. The route could potentially utilize Ritzville and Cheney at an estimated cost of $430 million.
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