Significant rail investments have a multi-generational impact, so they need to be informed by a long-term view of how best to serve the most people and create the most benefit for our region and state.
Rochester offers the best route option because it will serve the region’s long-term needs, benefit the statewide economy and contribute to the viability of a Midwest system.
In addition, Rochester-area leaders have been interested in passenger rail service for many years and residents throughout southeastern Minnesota strongly supports a Rochester corridor for service between the Twin Cities and Chicago.
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