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WisDOT seeks money for train building

The state Department of Transportation will request $5 million from legislators next week to start preliminary engineering and design for a passenger rail car maintenance building near the Milwaukee Intermodal Station.

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Money disappears for Intermodal train shed work

By Marie Rohde No money is available to build a train shed at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station even though the project is required to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards. The money for the station improvements had been included as ...

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Lawmaker tries to slow high-speed rail (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants Wisconsin to tap the brakes on high-speed rail between Milwaukee and Madison. State Rep. Brett Davis, R-Oregon, announced Tuesday he will introduce a bill that would prohibit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation from ...

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Milwaukee, Madison in running for Talgo’s rail maintenance building (VIDEO)

By Sean Ryan Milwaukee won the competition for Talgo’s Wisconsin manufacturing plant, but the company still is considering Milwaukee and Madison for a train maintenance building. The $810 million federal grant to build a Madison-to-Milwaukee high-speed rail line includes $41.7 ...

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