Spending bill provisions for Amtrak, railroads

Published: December 10, 2014

According to The Washington Post, a $1.01 trillion spending bill that will keep most of the federal government funded through September retains Amtrak’s current funding of $1.39 billion, the same amount it currently receives.

It also provides $3 million to expand inspections along the roughly 14,000 miles of track used by trains hauling oil tankers.

To view the Post’s summary of the bill, click here.