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St. Cloud Pushes To Extend Northstar Commuter Rail Line North

One year ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - It's been 10 years since the first Northstar commuter rail trains began daily service between Minneapolis and Big Lake. On the average weekday, nearly 3,000 commuters are on the train and off the highways.
Initially the goal was to extend rail service to Rice, northwest of St. Cloud, and now promoters of that idea are once again moving ahead.
A decade since the first Northstar commuter rail trains began rolling, St. Cloud's depot is all too quiet, except for the occasional freight train or scheduled Amtrak.
Twenty miles south, the Big Lake station is the Northstar's final...
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