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FILE - This May 13, 2013 file photo shows an Amtrak Cities Sprinter Locomotive in Sacramento, Calif.  The Supreme Court will consider whether Amtrak can partner with a government agency to create rules that other private railroads must follow. The justices agreed Monday to hear the Obama administration's appeal of a lower court ruling that said Congress unconstitutionally gave regulatory power to the passenger railroad company. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Photo by: Rich Pedroncelli
FILE - This May 13, 2013 file photo shows an Amtrak Cities Sprinter Locomotive in Sacramento, Calif. The Supreme Court will consider whether Amtrak can partner with a government agency to create rules that other private railroads must follow. The justices agreed Monday to hear the Obama administration's appeal of a lower court ruling that said Congress unconstitutionally gave regulatory power to the passenger railroad company. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

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