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Congress’ $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill wants to make it easier for Americans and Canadian to cross the border by rail.
Amtrak is being tasked with reviewing and improving cross-border rail services by reducing delays at the US-Canada border. Both US and Canada-bound trains often waste hours at border stations while passengers undergo customs screenings.
The bill requires that the report identify “challenges to Amtrak operations in Canada, including delays associated with custom and immigration inspections in both the United States and Canada.”
One requirement that the bill includes is studying the feasibility of expanding the US’s border pre-clearance read more ⇒