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New Study Explores Southwest Chief’s Economic Impact In Colorado

A new study says Amtrak’s Southwest Chief passenger rail line puts $49 million a year into Colorado’s economy. Last year Amtrak threatened to stop running the train through southeastern Colorado and use buses to cover that part of the route. … Continue reading

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KRCC News wins regional Murrow award for continuing coverage of Southwest Chief

The Radio Television Digital News Association selected KRCC’s “Railroad West” series as the winner of the 2015 Region 3 Edward R. Murrow Award in the “Continuing Coverage” category for small market radio stations. This series focused on Colorado’s possible loss of Amtrak’s Southwest … Continue reading

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