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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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Washington to Baltimore: maglev or hyperloop?
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Approximately when did railroads allow trainmen to use wrist watches?
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Salmon Bay Bridge (Seattle)
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Tacoma Dome Line
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Hyperloop and other vactrains
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Texas Central HSR (Houston - DFW Dallas Fort Worth)
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AllEarth Rail / Vermont Commuter Rail
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“Skyline” Light Rail = Honolulu
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UP Being Taken to STB Over Tennessee Pass
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Salt Lake City, Utah: Frontrunner
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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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NLX Northern Lights Express HSR MN Duluth-Twin Cities
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Senate Unanimously Approves Making Daylight Savings Time Permanent
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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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Yet another Norfolk Southern Derailment A Trend ?
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The 10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The US
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Passenger tracks removed and replaced
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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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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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South Carolina and Passenger Rail
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23 Replies 
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Portland OR Tri-Met MAX light-rail and streetcar plans
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9 Replies 
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UK Vivarail D-Train to be tested in US cities
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Visibility
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14 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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22 Replies 
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16 Replies 
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Number of doors per rail car
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33 Replies 
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Feds to spend $1.7B to make rail stations accessible
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9 Replies 
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Ottawa Light Rail
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26 Replies 
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Baltimore Red line 2: the quickening
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0 Replies 
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Study, Wilkesbarre to Philly Passenger service.
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1 Replies 
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Rocky Mountaineer Returns for 2022
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