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

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South Carolina and Passenger Rail
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The decline of sleeper trains
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Wilsonville to Salem commuter rail
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Austin - San Antonio Passenger Rail
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MARTA Airport Station to Close for Six Weeks
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Cincinnati Streetcar
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A standard streetcar width?
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MARTA Atlanta Light Rail Streetcar & Beltline Project
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Hyperloop Inc: End of the Line
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Door operations different level platforms
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DART Silver Line
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Northwestern CO Passenger Rail (Vail, Moffat Tunnel Lease)
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Apply Brakes Before Sounding Horn?
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Approximately when did railroads allow trainmen to use wrist watches?
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Even more of a reason for putting more money into passenger rail.
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SEHSR Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor
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LYNX - Charlotte NC Light Rail (CATS, NS, NCRR)
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Salmon Bay Bridge (Seattle)
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Tacoma Dome Line
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AllEarth Rail / Vermont Commuter Rail
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127 Replies 
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“Skyline” Light Rail = Honolulu
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Proper passenger train braking procedures
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France bans flights that trains would take under 2.5 hours to do
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MARTA Expansion
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UP Being Taken to STB Over Tennessee Pass
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Auto-Train Corporation (Original; not Amtrak)
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Front Range Colorado Passenger Service
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Salt Lake City, Utah: Frontrunner
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Cleveland RTA: Heavy and Light Rail System
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Minneapolis to Eden Prairie MN Southwest Line
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Railfaning and baseball
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Palm Beach Light Rail
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Mixed AC/DC propulsion in the same consist
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Least frequent scheduled passenger rail services in North America
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ChatGPT needs some help on passenger rail history
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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (including Line to Cleveland Study)
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4 Replies 
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Thinking REALLY big: Intercontinental High Speed Rail
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23 Replies 
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NLX Northern Lights Express HSR MN Duluth-Twin Cities
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124 Replies 
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Senate Unanimously Approves Making Daylight Savings Time Permanent
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37 Replies 
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Seattle LINK Light Rail / Streetcar / Trolley
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16 Replies 
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Austin, TX: Project Connect Light Rail
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1 Replies 
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Denver Area Light and Heavy Rail (RTD) systems
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186 Replies 
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Yet another Norfolk Southern Derailment A Trend ?
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12 Replies 
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The 10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The US
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Maya Train - Mexico
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Passenger tracks removed and replaced
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3 Replies 
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Tempe, Greece passenger/freight collission
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6 Replies 
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Single track rapid transit
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28 Replies 
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9 Replies 
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DART - Stadler Flirt DMU Order
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1 Replies 
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16 Replies 
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US High-Speed Rail Coalition
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2 Replies 
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NCDOT auction for RBBX cars
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8 Replies 
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Portland OR Tri-Met MAX light-rail and streetcar plans
by lpetrich  - 
9 Replies 
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UK Vivarail D-Train to be tested in US cities
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29 Replies 
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Visibility
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6 Replies 
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Fastest passenger train service in the US (excluding Amtrak)
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14 Replies 
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This Really Sucks
by bostontrainguy  - 
4 Replies 
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Portland, Maine - Commuter Rail via Grand Trunk
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22 Replies 
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Electrification costs 600v DC vs 25 kV AC
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