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Calls to expand Amtrak service between Niagara Falls and Toronto

News conference to take place Monday
Amtrak expansion proposal
Posted at 9:11 PM, Apr 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-11 21:11:45-04

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — President Biden's infrastructure package and the American Jobs Plan includes a proposed $80-billion to improve Amtrak service.

Now, Congressman Brian Higgins and Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino are calling for a chunk of that money to come here to Western New York.

They want the route between Niagara Falls and Toronto to be expanded, and plan to announce the details during a news conference Monday.

It take place at the Niagara Falls Amtrak Station at 12:45pm.