IF anyone else has any ideas regarding how to butterfly or at least delay Amtrak, go ahead. Idea 1: Eisenhower masssively deregulate the railroads, and also begins heavily subsidizing them. With most transport budgets being split between rail and road with the rest for sea and air. Idea 2: Going from above, new intermodal stations are made between railroads and airliners. One of the most prominent being PanAm.