Affordable Regional Rail-Loco-Hauled
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1   Link   Northstar Commuter Rail (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN)
"Northstar Commuter Rail will add much-needed transportation capacity to this region and will offer an easy, reliable and affordable way for people to travel." $321 million for 40 miles in heavy freight corridor (unlike some low-cost CR proposals).
2   Link   New Mexico Rail Runner Express (Albuquerque, Santa Fe)
About 50 miles of existing railroad was upgraded for less than $100 million (1st phase), for this system carrying about 2,500 daily passengers. Being extended to Santa Fe, the state capitol. Total cost of $400 million+/- for 100+ route miles.
3   Link   Music City Star-East Corridor Commuter Rail (Nashville, TN)
"Tennessee's First Commuter Rail Service - began on September 18, 2006. With gas prices on the rise, how much is your commute costing you? Click here to see how the Music City Star compare to driving everyday." 32 miles - $40 million capital cost.