• General Discussion - Passenger Rail

  • General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.
General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.

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Barber shops on passenger trains?
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Parallel vs perpendicular sleeping berths
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Bills supporting Intercity Rail Service
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Why did the Soo run mixed trains as late as the 1980s?
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Another old timetable question
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Phoenix, Mesa and Glendale, AZ: Valley Metro Light Rail
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48 Replies 
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Train To The Plane
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29 Replies 
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13 Replies 
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Berths on buses and sleeper planes
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Alternative fuels for rail transport
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14 Replies 
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19 Replies 
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7 Replies 
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Private Corporations should run passenger trains in America
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26 Replies 
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Hydrogen is the future!
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50 Replies 
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Cuomo proposed High Speed System in NY
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108 Replies 
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My thoughts on the current state of high speed rail in America
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13 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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Israel to open fast rail line 30 March
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20 Replies 
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Texas Hyperloop Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
16 Replies 
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Any all-room overnight trains left in Western Europe or North America?
by SouthernRailway  - 
13 Replies 
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Minimum distances for coach travel: why?
by SouthernRailway  - 
2 Replies 
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Ohio Proposals: Ohio 3C Corridor, All Aboard Ohio, Other
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150 Replies 
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Germany's DB and ICE trains
by STrRedWolf  - 
11 Replies 
 6217 Views
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Last heavyweight car in regular intercity service?
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19 Replies 
 12858 Views
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Louisiana Limited - NYC to NOLA, June 2020
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1 Replies 
 2107 Views
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Pakistani Train Fire
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8 Replies 
 3443 Views
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Railway Age passenger train opinion (Now Passenger Train Journal?)
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28 Replies 
 6683 Views
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24 Replies 
 27853 Views
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12 Replies 
 3613 Views
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4 Replies 
 3213 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
FTA grants - how long is the obligation?
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9 Replies 
 3010 Views
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Vacation Guilt (vacation travel by train)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
12 Replies 
 3798 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Congressional Restrictions on CRRC Transit Cars?
by John_Perkowski  - 
39 Replies 
 11862 Views
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Nashville TN: Music City Star
by Scotty Burkhardt  - 
123 Replies 
 69303 Views
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Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
by dgvrengineer  - 
12 Replies 
 4310 Views
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Privately Run Montreal - New York Overnight Service via CP and Amtrak
by Jeff Smith  - 
16 Replies 
 5216 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Your New "Station Wagon" - Uber
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
7 Replies 
 2530 Views
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When will passenger RRs have incidents like United/American?
by SouthernRailway  - 
33 Replies 
 11923 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Portland, Maine - Commuter Rail via Mountain Division
by markhb  - 
26 Replies 
 4726 Views
 by gokeefe
 
Oklahoma DOT: Stillwater Central won't launch passenger-rail pilot
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 2940 Views
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Tacoma Dome Line
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
 1475 Views
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Cascadia Rail High-Speed-Rail HSR Vancouver-Eugene-Spokane
by Jeff Smith  - 
24 Replies 
 7345 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Serious Talk of a Monorail Line in Florida
by bostontrainguy  - 
15 Replies 
 4814 Views
 by RRspatch
 
American Solidarity Party and Rail Legislation
by Cameron Wolk  - 
13 Replies 
 5901 Views
 by Rbts Stn
 
MARTA Atlanta, GA East Extension (Dekalb/Stonecrest)
by Jeff Smith  - 
12 Replies 
 8734 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN: Metro Transit light rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
25 Replies 
 18906 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Colleges by Rail (split from Eau Claire Rail)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
33 Replies 
 5815 Views
 by Launcher
 
Protected rail crossings
by SST  - 
10 Replies 
 3983 Views
 by daybeers
 
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