June 2012

UP Heritage Unit on NRHS Excursion

June 22, 2012

On Father’s Day, June 17, 2012, NRHS ran a special excursion from Chicago Union Station to Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Originally intended to depart at 10:30 A.M., the train was delayed two hours due to track repairs and late passengers. The special finally got under way around 12:30, and I was fortunate to catch it on […]

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More Trains for Brooklyn’s L Line

June 11, 2012

As reported by the New York Times, commuters on Brooklyn’s bustling L line will be pleased to learn that nearly 100 additional trains a week will be added to the line as of June 10.  The most notable increase will be witnessed by weekday commuters with a total of 16 trains added each day of […]

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