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best source for railroad maps circa 1950-1960
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PTC in track warrant territory?
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Passenger trains in sections
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New shortcut track project
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Speedometers on steam locomotives
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Train 2 Name
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Cab Drivers
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Trackside Restaurants (was:Restaurants by the tracks)
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How Can I Calculate Total Miles of Track?
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Nick names
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Yard Ops Question
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Engineer Pay
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Google Earth Timelapse
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Yard Operations and other questions
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Reducing head way to less than stopping distance
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How much UPS goes by rail?
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BART -- how to quiet noisy rail
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3 letter station codes
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Parallel Tracks on a Curve
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farm crossing
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Operation of yard next to automobile plant
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Railway buildings?
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Slow Approach And Approach at Leaman
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PTC Question
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Locomotive Train Bell
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Federal Rail Agency Steps Up Campaign: Crossing Accidents
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What If Protesters Shut Down A Class I Railroad?
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Flag protection for stopped train in ABS territory?
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Intermodal Billing
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What Is the Signal Progression to Restricting?
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Is posting certain information on trains illegal?
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17 Replies 
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Greenhorn questions
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Car Hire
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Watch Time Register / Comparison
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Electrified industrial switching
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Signalling and ways of tracks
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Tie Life?
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6 Replies 
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CBTC train to train?
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Weird Track Names
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53 Replies 
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Level island platform that is high-level on one side only?
by BostonUrbEx  - 
5 Replies 
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Law or not? New grade crossings.
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7 Replies 
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Grade Crossing Accidents.
by railfan365  - 
31 Replies 
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Pondering an idea that might've saved some lives..
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