Let's link 'em all up!

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markhb
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Let's link 'em all up!

Post by markhb »

I usually stick to the Amtrak forum, but I thought this needed to be seen here (note that the original page links to a much-larger version, and the details are worth perusing):

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joshg1
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

Post by joshg1 »

This is cute. Do I have to slide my Carte Charles again at Honoré- Beauregard, or is it one fare all the way to Spadina?

markhb
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

Post by markhb »

I believe that's a cross-platform transfer, so you should be good.
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ExCon90
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

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I think you have to pay another fare when you pass through the language barrier.

canobiecrazy
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

Post by canobiecrazy »

Green line extension to Canada. Terrifying.
Bring the Blue Line to Lynn!

Fan Railer
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

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canobiecrazy wrote:Green line extension to Canada. Terrifying.
LOL imagine riding in those cramped LRVs for hours to cross the border :P

electricron
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

Post by electricron »

Fan Railer wrote:
canobiecrazy wrote:Green line extension to Canada. Terrifying.
LOL imagine riding in those cramped LRVs for hours to cross the border :P
Would it be better standing or sitting, considering how hard the seats are on those trains?

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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

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electricron wrote:
Fan Railer wrote:
canobiecrazy wrote:Green line extension to Canada. Terrifying.
LOL imagine riding in those cramped LRVs for hours to cross the border :P
Would it be better standing or sitting, considering how hard the seats are on those trains?
Guess it depends on what you want to hurt more, your legs, or your butt XP

ExCon90
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

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I think it's premature to worry about it -- they haven't gotten to Somerville yet.

markhb
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

Post by markhb »

Personally, my favorites were the connection between Cleveland Circle and Cleveland, and the "Ashmont-Manhattan High Speed Line".
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lirr42
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Re: Let's link 'em all up!

Post by lirr42 »

Couldn't you just imagine going from New Lots Avenue to Alewife via Philadelphia, Baltimore, Atlanta, Santo Domingo, San Juan, Manhattan (again), and then finally Boston? A journey like that would take weeks!

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