Trump budget plans to halve federal subsidy to Amtrak

The Sunset Limited is among the long-distance trains highlighted by the Trump administration as requiring a large federal subsidy.

USA: The formal 2019 financial year budget issued by President Donald Trump on February 12 includes plans to cut federal subsidy to Amtrak by almost half.

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