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Jeff Smith wrote:Perspective on being "inconvenienced". It's an event that happens once every four years.True, and that would assume a service alert being sent in advance so the "inconvenience" would be minimal, since this would be planned to the T. I've seen where it wasn't, and thus the answer of pissed.
Ken W2KB wrote: ↑Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:37 pm "Amtrak and its employee unions have petitioned the federal government to expand TSA’s no-fly list to passenger rail. The groups said they want a “proportional presence of workers in the passenger compartments of Amtrak trains similar to that in the airline industry, with at least one conductor or assistant conductor present per 50 riders,” according to a statement issued this week." https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/1 ... aos-459777Wow. I can't see that ever happening. You can't even get Amtrak to agree to put a second man in the cab to help watch out for problems. They'd run the train with nobody on it if they could get away with it.