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Looking for a more relaxing way to travel? Cut out the car, and take a train!

Aug 05, 2013 -- 4:00pm


More Missourians are parking their cars and opting for the train. The Missouri River Runner is the Amtrak service that runs from St. Louis to Kansas City and 8 points in between.  MoDot Community Relations Coordinator Deanne Rickabaugh tells KZIM-KSIM that this is the 6th year in a row that ridership has increased.

The increase in riders results in greater ticket revenues, which reduces the amount of state financial support. Rickabaugh says railroad passenger travel is one of the safest modes of transportation in America.  Want more info?  Go to or download their free smartphone app!

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