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by Duke87
Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: SLE/Branch line service on the chopping block - again.
Replies: 17
Views: 10105

Re: SLE/Branch line service on the chopping block - again.

Connecticut has been falling apart financially for years, and there's no one particular reason why. It's a systemic failing. No word yet on any aversion of these cuts but I'm guessing they will find a way. This is a doomsday cut proposal put forward as a negotiating tactic in order to get the public...
by Duke87
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: Northern Branch HBLR (was DMU proposal)
Replies: 1219
Views: 329781

Re: Northern Branch HBLR (was DMU proposal)

No reason to let more be the enemy of some. An extension to Englewood is still a useful expansion of HBLR service... and it does not preclude further extension in the future should Tenafly change their minds or somehow have their complaints appeased.
by Duke87
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: The Boonton Line/Orange Branch Transit Utilization Study.
Replies: 12
Views: 6004

Re: The Boonton Line/Orange Branch Transit Utilization Study

Boonton Line west of Forest Hill. As Hawaitiki's post above notes, there are proposals of a railroad track/rail-trail hybrid combo for the line. That would be a great idea. However, the problem we get when we return to Forest Hill is trying to get from the Orange Branch to the western direction. Si...

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