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Who founded the amtrak?

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The United States Congress "founded" Amtrak when it passed The Rail Passenger Service Act (PL 91-518) of 1970. This legislation was signed into law by President Richard Nixon.
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What was the purpose of the Amtrak?

Amtrak was created in the 1970s because private railroad corporations such as Union Pacific did not want to run their passenger railroad services anymore because they deemed t

Amtrak or greyhound?

  Amtak by far! Bus takes too long and traffic sucks. Amtrak you will beat the traffic and you can move around on the cars of Amtrak. Also, if you want to spend the money,

What happened to Amtrak?

That's a very vague question.    Nothing in particular has "happened" to Amtrak; the company was  created in 1971 in an attempt to revitalize the flagging passenger