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State of U.S. Passenger Rail – North Dakota

The rise of Bakken oil shale has been a blessing and a curse for Amtrak ridership in North Dakota. It caused ridership to increase in a big way in 2012 when people were flooding into Williston looking for jobs in … Continue reading

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