Funding: $250,000,000

Description: To provide operating assistance to initiate, restore, or enhance intercity passenger rail service.

Eligible Recipients: States, including the District of Columbia; An entty implementng an interstate compact; A public agency/publicly chartered authority established by 1 or more States; A politcal subdivision of a State; Federally recognized Indian Tribe; Amtrak & Other Intercity Passenger Rail Carriers; Rail Carriers in partnership with at least 1 of the enttes described above.

Eligible Uses: (1) Establishing new services; (2) additional frequencies; (3) service extensions; (4) offering new on-board services. Examples of eligible expenses can include: train engineer staffing, fuel, train dispatching, station management, and overhead.

Deadline: TBA

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