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Amtrak passengers watch as the westbound train pulls into the Fargo, N.D., station late on Friday, Sept. 6. Less than one in four Amtrak trains have made it to Fargo on schedule so far this year. KYLE POTTER/FORUM NEWS SERVICE

On-time trains a rarity for Amtrak passengers

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The train is late. Again.

It’s 2:30 a.m. on a Friday, and the Amtrak train that hauls passengers east was supposed to be here 15 minutes ago.


Seventeen minutes, actually, if you’re a stickler for that sort of thing.

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