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(Washington, D.C.) Amtrak is trying to expand.

The company is asking congress for $2.1 billion so it can buy more trains and improve infrastructure.

Amtrak already receives government subsidies annually.

It’s looking for more money to expand service, especially between Washington and Boston, where Amtrak’s share of the rail market has doubled in the past decade.