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Amtrak had enough woes already without this. Brake problems have forced them to shut down the high speed Acela service indefinitely. Cracks were found in 300 out of 1,440 disc brake rotors. Next week a Senate committee will discuss the Bush administration’s recommendation to end Amtrak’s hefty subsidy. Somebody smart needs to figure out what to do with Amtrak, with or without government funds.

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