Grand Canyon reviewing train operations

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GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) -- Officials at Grand Canyon National Park are evaluating train operations at the park.

One alternative would place limits on special-use trains and increase the number of trains that travel from Williams to the canyon's South Rim each day.

The other alternative would continue current train operations as is, which typically means no more than two round trips from Williams each day and no limits on special-use trains.

The preferred alternative for the park would be to allow three trains daily from Williams, limit special-use trains to 30 each year and make improvements to the train depot.

Williams is about 60 miles south of the Grand Canyon.

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