Sounds like this will be for the MP36's, huh? Hopefully it doesn't turn out to be just yet another thing to break on them...
Moderators: JamesT4, metraRI
Testing by the newspaper found the amount of diesel soot lingering in the air steadily increases as commuters walk deeper into Union Station or the Ogilvie Transportation Center. Levels of the lung- and heart-damaging pollution jump higher on platforms, where acrid blue clouds of diesel exhaust hover between trains, many of them built in the 1970s.It's a bit annoying that the reporter makes it seem that still using locos from the 70's an unusual concept.
E Runs wrote:It's a bit annoying that the reporter makes it seem that still using locos from the 70's an unusual concept.Perhaps it should be ... especially if their pollution is causing a real problem.
Pacific 2-3-1 wrote:I vote to electrify the tracks to 25 KV AC like CALTRAIN Peninsula is planning on doing!
Would there be room in Chicago at OTC, CUS and La Salle Street to hang the wires, and still have the bi-levels?
Would "the industry" still be able to run "double-stacks" beneath the wires away from downtown?