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Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on the Future of Passenger Rail

2167 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, D.C., November 27, 2023 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446
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Washington, D.C. – Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Chairman Troy Nehls (R-TX) announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the state of high-speed rail and other emerging technologies in our U.S. passenger rail networks. The hearing will be held at 11:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness List:

  • Mr. Andy Daly, Senior Director of Passenger Operations, CSX Railroad
  • Ms. Stacey Mortensen, Executive Director, San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority
  • Mr. Lee Ohanian, Senior Fellow (adjunct), Hoover Institution
  • Hon. Kirk Watson, Mayor, City of Austin, Texas

More information about the hearing, entitled “Getting on the Right Track: Navigating the Future of Intercity Passenger Rail in America,” including witness testimony and a link to the live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.


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