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July 2011

How Railroad Stocks Have Faired As Of Late

July 28, 2011

In April of 2007, Warren Buffet famously purchased a larger than 10% stake in the one of the largest rail companies in the US, Burlington Northern  Santa Fe.  This brought attention to what has been a very calm, steady, successful, but somewhat boring stock market investment – railroad stocks.  While it can be more exciting […]

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Woman in Alvin Texas Killed by Train

July 28, 2011

One of the biggest concerns frequently cited when people discuss high speed rail is crossing safety. Railroads are bound the cross intersections that people drive and walk through, and the faster the trains go – the more dangerous these crossings will become. The safety issues with crossing were never more real than they were on […]

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More and More People Are Riding Septa

July 28, 2011

Over the past 12 months, an astounding 334 million trips were taken via Septa.  In addition to trains, people can tak a ride on Septa via Buses, Trolley’s, and Trains. High Gasoline prices combined with tough economic times often translates into more people taking public transportation.  And this logically is a major factor behind Septa’s […]

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National Model Railroad Association Dayton Train Show

July 27, 2011

On Saturday, November 5th, 2011 – railroad enthusiasts in or near Dayton Ohio are in for a real treat. The National Model Railroad Association Dayton Train Show, one of Ohio’s largest train shows, will have operating layouts from tiny Z gage to Garden gage. “How to-Hands on” clinics on model train care, bench work, and […]

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