Wisconsin Talgos Disposition - MI and now Pacific Surfliner

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Re: Wisconsin Talgos Disposition - MI and now Pacific Surfli

Postby D.Carleton » Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:50 am

mtuandrew wrote:
bostontrainguy wrote:After a little investigation:

Amtrak plans to lease two articulated
Series 8 trainsets from Tren Articulado
Ligero Goicoechea Oriol (Talgo) to
support its Cascade intercity service.


https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-0 ... -01959.pdf

Any word on whether Amtrak is leasing them on its own dime, or getting funding from WA and OR?

(Or is BC funding them and planning to plaster the red & white paint job with maple leaves?) :wink:
Or is Amtrak on the hook after partially derailing one set and wrecking another?
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