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British north-south proposal
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Light Rail extension approval for Minneapolis to St. Paul
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terrorist plot on NJ-NY train tunnels foiled
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110mph vs freight on semi-shared track
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LA's Red Line Metro Subway
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New hope for High Speed Rail in Florida
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Metrolink looking for used trains
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California commuter expansion projects?
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Automatic Train Control
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New York Study
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Photos of the AMT Deux-Montagnes line
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question about Baltimore light/heavy rail
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Dual Mode Battery/Cat Operation
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High speed rail takes passengers from air
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London Transport
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Commuter Rail for New Orleans?
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San Diego Light Rail accessibility
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Railway Jeopardy
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Highest Speed
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Passenger Car Rosters
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High Speed Trains
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Cascades TALGO equipment (1994-1998)
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commuter and transit trains
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Raleigh/Durham Rail Commuter Service: DOA
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Actual catenary supplies
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ICE-3 and ICE-T/VT problems; DB refuses delivery
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Eurostar (Italia)
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4 Replies 
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Transit Security
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Linear Induction Motors
by David Cole  - 
22 Replies 
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TRE and Amtrak between Dallas and Ft. Worth
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Seattle Monorail: Possible Streetcar swap on West Seattle
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Video clips of high-speed trains?
by David Cole  - 
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Lowell (MA) Regional Transit Authority
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6 Replies 
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Info from those in the know.
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Fastest trains?
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6 Replies 
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ERA Trip to Houston & Dallas
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Electric Units and bi-level cars
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14 Replies 
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Acela Woes
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4 Replies 
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Questions re: Connex
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7 Replies 
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LAMTA & Movie "Collateral"
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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How is GO Transit different?
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1 Replies 
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Fastest Track in US Outside Northeast
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Shanghai Maglev article
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2nd Round Trip for Sounder to Everett
by railfanofewu  - 
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Shore Line East to New London
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H.R. 1630 (RIDE 21) Reintroduced to the House
by texman  - 
1 Replies 
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Fastest track "south of the border"?
by hsr_fan  - 
3 Replies 
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The Talgo XXI
by DutchRailnut  - 
12 Replies 
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 by railfanofewu
 
Status of 350 km/hr route in Spain?
by hsr_fan  - 
2 Replies 
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 by hsr_fan
 
High Speed Rail?
by Railjumper  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Railjumper
 
Phoenix LRT creating buzz about Spectrum Mall redevelopment
by Irish Chieftain  - 
0 Replies 
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An Interesting Development
by Champlain Division  - 
5 Replies 
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