The federal government could allocate nearly $6.6 billion in grants to Amtrak over the next five years for “activities associated with the Northeast Corridor.”
The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has advanced the Surface Transportation Investment Act.
Elizabeth, New Jersey, was an important crossing point for railroads. The New Jersey Rail Road extended its line to Elizabeth, first known as Elizabethtown, in 1835.
“The Terminus will be a good location for one tavern, a blacksmith shop, a grocery store, and nothing else.”