Nov. 1970 Volpe Draft Railpax Route Map for President Nixon

Nov. 1970 Volpe Draft Railpax Route Map for President Nixon

March 11, 2021  | Jeff Davis

This is a November 24, 1970 memo (with attachments) from Transportation Secretary John Volpe to President Nixon transmitting and explaining his and USDOT’s initial recommendations for the “basic service’ route map for the future Railpax corporation (later renamed Amtrak). A modified version of this preliminary map would be released to the public on November 30, 1970 after revisions by the Office of Management and Budget.

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