Fewer people on the train
GRAND FORKS — A decline in Amtrak riders on the Empire Builder can be blamed on Burlington Northern Santa Fe, an Amtrak spokesman said.
From October through March, Empire Builder ridership was down 15 percent compared with the same period a year earlier, said Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari. During that six-month span, the number of passengers fell from 255,642 to 216,435.
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