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1999

(106–54)

HEARING

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS
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FIRST SESSION

OCTOBER 28, 1999

OVERSIGHT OF AMTRAK

61–956CC

  

1999

OVERSIGHT OF AMTRAK

(106–54)

HEARING

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

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OF THE

COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ONE HUNDRED SIXTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

OCTOBER 28, 1999

Printed for the use of the

Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania, Chairman
DON YOUNG, Alaska
THOMAS E. PETRI, Wisconsin
SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York
HERBERT H. BATEMAN, Virginia
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HOWARD COBLE, North Carolina
JOHN J. DUNCAN, Jr., Tennessee
THOMAS W. EWING, Illinois
WAYNE T. GILCHREST, Maryland
STEPHEN HORN, California
BOB FRANKS, New Jersey
JOHN L. MICA, Florida
JACK QUINN, New York
TILLIE K. FOWLER, Florida
VERNON J. EHLERS, Michigan
SPENCER BACHUS, Alabama
STEVEN C. LaTOURETTE, Ohio
SUE W. KELLY, New York
RAY LaHOOD, Illinois
RICHARD H. BAKER, Louisiana
CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
ROBERT W. NEY, Ohio
JACK METCALF, Washington
EDWARD A. PEASE, Indiana
ASA HUTCHINSON, Arkansas
MERRILL COOK, Utah
JOHN COOKSEY, Lousiana
JOHN R. THUNE, South Dakota
FRANK A. LoBIONDO, New Jersey
JERRY MORAN, Kansas
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JOHN T. DOOLITTLE, California
LEE TERRY, Nebraska
DON SHERWOOD, Pennsylvania
GARY G. MILLER, California
JOHN E. SWEENEY, New York
JIM DeMINT, South Carolina
DOUG BEREUTER, Nebraska
STEVEN T. KUYKENDALL, California
MICHAEL K. SIMPSON, Idaho
JOHNNY ISAKSON, Georgia
DAVID VITTER, Louisiana

JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota
NICK J. RAHALL II, West Virginia
ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM O. LIPINSKI, Illinois
ROBERT E. WISE, Jr., West Virginia
JAMES A. TRAFICANT, Jr., Ohio
PETER A. DeFAZIO, Oregon
BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee
JERRY F. COSTELLO, Illinois
ELEANOR HOLMES NORTON, District of Columbia
JERROLD NADLER, New York
PAT DANNER, Missouri
ROBERT MENENDEZ, New Jersey
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CORRINE BROWN, Florida
JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan
BOB FILNER, California
EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas
FRANK MASCARA, Pennsylvania
GENE TAYLOR, Mississippi
JUANITA MILLENDER-McDONALD, California
ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, Maryland
EARL BLUMENAUER, Oregon
MAX SANDLIN, Texas
ELLEN O. TAUSCHER, California
BILL PASCRELL, Jr., New Jersey
LEONARD L. BOSWELL, Iowa
JAMES P. McGOVERN, Massachusetts
TIM HOLDEN, Pennsylvania
NICK LAMPSON, Texas
JOHN ELIAS BALDACCI, Maine
MARION BERRY, Arkansas
RONNIE SHOWS, Mississippi
BRIAN BAIRD, Washington
SHELLEY BERKLEY, Nevada

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Subcommittee on Ground Transportation

THOMAS E. PETRI, Wisconsin, Chairman

BOB FRANKS., New Jersey Vice Chairman
SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York
HERBERT H. BATEMAN, Virginia
HOWARD COBLE, North Carolina
JOHN J. DUNCAN, Jr., Tennessee
STEPHEN HORN, California
JOHN L. MICA, Florida
JACK QUINN, New York
TILLIE K. FOWLER, Florida
SPENCER BACHUS, Alabama
STEVEN C. LaTOURETTE, Ohio
SUE W. KELLY, New York
RAY LaHOOD, Illinois
RICHARD H. BAKER, Louisana
CHARLES F. BASS, New Hampshire
ROBERT W. NEY, Ohio
JACK METCALF, Washington
EDWARD A. PEASE, Indiana
MERRILL COOK, Utah
JOHN R. THUNE, South Dakota
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JERRY MORAN, Kansas
LEE TERRY, Nebraska
GARY G. MILLER, California
JOHN E. SWEENEY, New York
JIM DeMINT, South Carolina
DOUG BEREUTER, Nebraska
BUD SHUSTER, Pennsylvania
  (ex officio)

NICK J. RAHALL II, West Virginia
BOB CLEMENT, Tennessee
JERROLD NADLER, New York
PAT DANNER, Missouri
JAMES A. BARCIA, Michigan
BOB FILNER, California
FRANK MASCARA, Pennsylvania
MAX SANDLIN, Texas
BILL PASCRELL, Jr., New Jersey
TIM HOLDEN, Pennsylvania
RONNIE SHOWS, Mississippi
SHELLEY BERKLEY, Nevada
ROBERT A. BORSKI, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM O. LIPINSKI, Illinois
ROBERT E. WISE, Jr., West Virginia
CORRINE BROWN, Florida
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EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON, Texas
JUANITA MILLENDER-McDONALD, California
ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS, Maryland
EARL BLUMENAUER, Oregon
MARION BERRY, Arkansas
JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota
  (ex officio)

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CONTENTS

TESTIMONY
    Capon, Ross B., Executive Director, National Association of Railroad Passengers

    Goldstein, Frank, Partner, Brown and Wood, LLP

    Hamberger, Ed, President and CEO, Association of American Railroads

    Mead, Kenneth M., Inspector General, U.S. Department of Transportation

    Moneypenny, Charles, Legislative Representative, Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, on behalf of the Rail Labor Division, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO
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    Parcells, Harriet, Executive Director, American Passenger Rail Coalition

    Scheinberg, Phyllis F., Associate Director, Transportation Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, U.S. General Accounting Office

    Thompson, Hon. Thomas G., Governor of Wisconsin and Chairman, Amtrak Reform Board, accompanied by Hon. Michael Dukakis, former Governor of Massachusetts, and Vice Chairman, Amtrak Board of Directors, and George Warrington, Executive Chief, Amtrak

    Thomas A. Till, Executive Director, Amtrak Reform Council

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
    Cummings, Hon. Elijah E., of Maryland

    Quinn, Hon. Jack, of New York
    Shuster, Hon. Bud, of Pennsylvania

PREPARED STATEMENTS SUBMITTED BY WITNESSES

    Capon, Ross B

    Goldstein, Frank

    Hamberger, Ed
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    Mead, Kenneth M

    Moneypenny, Charles

    Parcells, Harriet

    Scheinberg, Phyllis F

    Thompson, Hon. Thomas G

    Till, Thomas A

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE RECORD

    Hamberger, Ed, President and CEO, Association of American Railroads, responses to questions
    Parcells, Harriet, Executive Director, American Passenger Rail Coalition, response to a question
    Scheinberg, Phyllis F., Associate Director, Transportation Issues, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division, U.S. General Accounting Office, responses to questions
    Till, Thomas A., Executive Director, Amtrak Reform Council, responses to questions

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