LETTERS: Canadian interests addressed at Blaine train stop meeting


“All Aboard Washington” is the name of the organization working diligently for extending and raising the level of passenger train service. On July 13 there was a meeting in Blaine, Wash., given by AAWA.

Learning about this event in the Peace Arch News some time ago, I marked it in my calendar.

As I anticipated, some issues on the agenda were touching Canadian interests.

While it was mentioned that B.C. premier John Horgan had consultations about a fast-rail service between Seattle and Vancouver, there seems to be a strong commitment on the American side to have at least a temporary terminus in Blaine.

I wonder how many people in White Rock, South Surrey and beyond have a dream of instead of driving all the way to Seattle, just boarding the fast train in Blaine. Go, Washington. Bring it on, Blaine. Someone must see a business sense in it.

A last word, a big thank you to AAWA for being such a great host, serving up delicious goodies.

Judit Kralik, White Rock

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