Amtrak's Fate Uncertain in Face of Budget, Brake Woes Cracks in brake discs on its Acela trains has caused Amtrak to sideline all 20 of the high-speed trains for what could be a period of months. Amtrak's fate is in the balance as the Bush administration on Thursday submitted a plan that calls for drastic changes and far less money for the national railroad.

Amtrak's Fate Uncertain in Face of Budget, Brake Woes

Amtrak's Fate Uncertain in Face of Budget, Brake Woes

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Cracks in brake discs on its Acela trains has caused Amtrak to sideline all 20 of the high-speed trains for what could be a period of months. Amtrak's fate is in the balance as the Bush administration on Thursday submitted a plan that calls for drastic changes and far less money for the national railroad.