MONTPELIER, Vt. — The AP reported that Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and Quebec Premier Pauline Marois are working together to improve rail connections between Montreal and the U.S. border. Improvements could potentially shorten trips between Montreal and New York by one hour.
Shumlin told the AP that a major obstacle to improved rail communication is the pre-clearance of passengers and cargo by customs officials from both countries when crossing the border. For the full story, click here.