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12 Montana Counties Officially Establish Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority

 

December 9, 2020

Gallatin County would be a big part of the proposed rail authority.

Twelve Montana counties including Gallatin County have officially founded the Big Sky Passenger Rail Authority to advocate for the return of passenger rail service across southern Montana. The finalized joint resolution, fully executed last week, seals the commissioner actions and provides for the appointment of one representative from each county to serve on the authority. Gallatin County was the first to act on July 28, and Powell County the last on Nov. 18.

"Counties in Montana have done what has never been done before: establish the first regional passenger rail authority in the state...



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