Amtrak Rail Ownership Fight Won't Wait For Settlement Talks

By Khorri Atkinson (May 20, 2020, 9:13 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge lauded efforts by Amtrak and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to mediate allegations that SEPTA wrongly claimed ownership to some of the rail giant's tracks and station facilities, but said Wednesday he's not inclined to grant their request to delay proceedings in the case.

Before setting a schedule for Amtrak to submit its motion for summary judgment and the regional public transportation authority to file a reply brief, U.S. District Judge Trevor N. McFadden told the parties' attorneys Wednesday during a brief teleconference hearing that a six-month stay while they continue negotiations "strikes me as a long...

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