Rail Runner Review

Watts, Jim
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32309, p27
Trade Publication
The article reports on developments regarding the purchase by the state of New Mexico of early 300 miles of rail line between Belen, New Mexico and Trinidad, Colorado from BNSF Railway. The deal is being reviewed by New Mexico Attorney General Patricia Madrid. Funding for the project will come from the sale of highway revenue bonds in April 2004. About $300 million of bond funds is expected to be spent by the state on the commuter rail system.


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