WASHINGTON (AP) - Warning to Amtrak from Mitt Romney and Republicans: You're on your own.
The platform Republicans adopted at their recent convention includes a call for full privatization and an end to subsidies for the nation's passenger rail operator, which gobbled up almost $1.5 billion in federal funds last year.
The platform says taxpayers dole out almost $50 for every Amtrak ticket.
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