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South Shore Line Track Use
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NICTD's New Diesel Paint
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PTC test train?
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First impressions of the L from mook in Baltimore
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Things to come? Brown/Orange through-route
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Field trips on metra
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Two questions
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Metra UP-W Improvement Project
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Metra/UP moves to coach yard and M19A
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Heritage Locomotive Honors Advent of Diesel Era on the BNSF
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BNSF: From "The Tiffany" to "Problematic"
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More Metra Riding
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Grade Crossing Hotlines
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When CTA trains stall at a junction...
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Bi-Level Dimensions
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Brown Line Ravenswood Connector Branch
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Metra Heritage units.
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CH 5 Metra conductor stories
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Visiting the area August 3-5th, looking for help
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"Lord Randal's" Latest Wisdom
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Metra Youtube Channel...
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Tier 4 locomotives
by MetraBNSF  - 
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Panhandle abandonment in Dolton / South Holland
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Metra fares free Feb 16 & 17
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CTA Chicago "L" Tower 18 Interlocking Traffic @ Rush Hour
by Fan Railer  - 
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ogilvie announcements!
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Metra Ticket agent
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Rondout tower Last call
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Accuracy of old C&NW Heavyweights by Con-Cor?
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Metra PD video
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NICTD New Car RFP
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RR Police
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Metra MD position light signals gone
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Status of 1978 cars
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CBS 2: A State of Disrepair
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Rock Island District Plus
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CTA Historic Cars
by Milwaukee_F40C  - 
4 Replies 
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Metra issues RFP for Locomotives.
by DutchRailnut  - 
16 Replies 
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Metra MD-W incident west of Roselle
by lstone19  - 
0 Replies 
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Metra to reissue rail-car RFP
by frequentflyer  - 
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CN blocks Metra and Emergency Vehicles
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