So Long Solari

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Re: So Long Solari

Postby ChesterValley » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:41 pm

No they didn't. No clacking, same set up they have at New York Penn Station. I miss the announcers already :(.
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Re: So Long Solari

Postby Suburban Station » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:29 pm

ChesterValley wrote:Amtrak has the new board up https://i.imgur.com/UjG5bAv.jpg

Somehow the time is smaller than on the old board, and the new automated PA system is terrible. Someone at Amtrak didn't realize that 30th street is echoy by nature, and the audio system reverbs so much you can't hear any announcement.
agreed, although the trains are much more clearly displayed
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Re: So Long Solari

Postby rohr turbo » Tue Mar 12, 2019 3:23 pm

I too miss the Solari boards.

Here is a remaining unusual place to get an Amtrak train connection clacked out: the Ferry Building in San Francisco.
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