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Ohio joins Midwest rail consortium

Posted on July 10, 2002

Ohio joined the Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact (MIPRC), which plans and pursues high-speed rail projects.The MIPRC will enable its member states, of which there are now six, to go to the federal government as a group and seek funding for rail improvements. The compact will be key in the planning of rail as most high-speed corridors cross state lines and will require coordination between the states.The five other states are Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota and Nebraska.

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