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by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Amtrak
Topic: Amtrak Empire Service (New York State)
Replies: 2811
Views: 73866

Re: Amtrak Empire Service (New York State)

Nice debate. Let's get back to Empire Service. Thanks!
by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Amtrak
Topic: Amtrak NEC Inland, Springfield Shuttle/Regional/Greenfield Route
Replies: 1934
Views: 294356

Re: Amtrak NEC Inland, Springfield Shuttle/Regional/Greenfield Route

Bradkinson, I guess that things have changed and they are supposed to hold connections at New Haven if possible. That was annoying that Metro North had 178 run before 2172. I thought that Acelas are supposed to be the next priority after Metro North. Sadly, on the New Haven Line, CDOT gives MNR the...
by Jeff Smith
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Amtrak
Topic: Amtrak Gateway Tunnels
Replies: 1989
Views: 410126

Re: Amtrak Gateway Tunnels

Thomas, you have caused delay and confusion: nypost.com Hudson Yards in tussle over planned train bed deck The delay in building a platform over the western rail yard isn’t the only hold-up at Hudson Yards. The 28-acre complex’s eastern half opened in March. But, as we reported last week, Stephen Ro...
by Jeff Smith
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Worldwide Railfan
Topic: London - Luton Airport Service
Replies: 0
Views: 152

London - Luton Airport Service

https://simpleflying.com/luton-airport-express-rail-service/ Will Luton’s New Express Rail Service Make The Airport More Attractive? London Luton Airport is set to get a brand new express railway link to the heart of the city. Opening next year, the service will see a modern fleet of trains deployed...
by Jeff Smith
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Amtrak
Topic: Canadian Pre-Clearance
Replies: 54
Views: 12428

Re: Canadian Pre-Clearance

Nice tip, thanks!
by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Alaska Railroad
Topic: Alaska Railroad restores service north of Anchorage
Replies: 0
Views: 151

Alaska Railroad restores service north of Anchorage

https://www.progressiverailroading.com/mow/news/Alaska-Railroad-restores-service-north-of-Anchorage--58389 Alaska Railroad Corp. yesterday announced it has restored freight and passenger service north of Anchorage following several days of suspension due to a retaining wall failure and forest fires....
by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion: Short Lines, Industrials, and Military
Topic: South Dakota Selling State Owned Railroads (Former Milwaukee)
Replies: 4
Views: 525

South Dakota Selling State Owned Railroads (Former Milwaukee)

https://www.progressiverailroading.com/short_lines_regionals/news/South-Dakota-DOT-to-sell-all-state-owned-rail-lines--58390 ... The lines to be sold include: • the 285-mile Mitchell-to-Rapid City Line (MRC); • the 77-mile Britton Line, which runs from Aberdeen to Geneseo Junction Connection, North ...
by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Iowa Pacific Holdings Class III Lines
Topic: Mount Hood Railroad (MH)
Replies: 10
Views: 2762

Re: Mount Hood Railroad (MH)

County prepares to seize Mt. Hood Railroad property : Hood River News[/b] Hood River County is preparing to move forward with seizure of Mt. Hood Railroad property for failing to pay property taxes for the last three years. In total, Mt. Hood Railroad owes $210,135, which includes interest and fees...
by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Hudson Rail Link - Spuyten Duyvil and Riverdale
Replies: 8
Views: 616

Re: Hudson Rail Link - Spuyten Duyvil and Riverdale

Response from MNRR President: https://riverdalepress.com/stories/rail-link-lives-despite-story-bronx-nyc,69741 To the editor: (re: “Shakeup could change Metro-North shuttle,” Aug. 1) Your story raises unfounded concerns for Metro-North’s Riverdale and Spuyten Duyvil customers. Metro-North is not cut...
by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Putnam County Stations (Harlem and Hudson)
Replies: 1
Views: 244

Putnam County Stations (Harlem and Hudson)

From an article on multiple Putnam County Topics: https://www.pcnr.com/articles/zuckerman-outlines-metro-north-capital-needs-for-putnam/ ... First on the list was station upgrades since Zuckerman charged three of the county’s five stations are in need of work or assessment. The Southeast station whi...
by Jeff Smith
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Topic: Metro-North Hudson Line Electrification
Replies: 64
Views: 21062

Re: Metro-North Hudson Line Electrification

A(nother) new push (from an article on multiple Putnam County Topics): https://www.pcnr.com/articles/zuckerman-outlines-metro-north-capital-needs-for-putnam/ ... He called on the MTA to electrify the Hudson Line due to its surge in popularity between Croton-Harmon and Poughkeepsie: “Such remediation...

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