Help is on the way for Amtrak in Longview. By a unanimous vote, the city council last night approved a resolution to support government funding of Amtrak passenger lines. It would total $1.4 billion by 2006.
Affected would be the Texas Eagle passenger line, which runs through Marshall and Longview on to Forth Worth. Representatives of the rail line made presentations to the council on the benefits of the funding, before the vote was taken.
Bob Hallmark, reporting.