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  • For topics on Class I and II passenger and freight operations more general in nature and not specifically related to a specific railroad with its own forum.
For topics on Class I and II passenger and freight operations more general in nature and not specifically related to a specific railroad with its own forum.

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Staggers Act - A Revisit
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142 Replies 
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11 Replies 
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Small lights on locomotives.
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Do crew members talk to dispatchers?
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CSXT possibly seeking to acquire Pan Am; NS objecting to STB
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6 Replies 
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Major Class 1 Construction in past 50 years
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LNG; New Traffic?
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High Speed Freight on the NEC.
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Freight Running Under Catenary
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Railroad Stimulus
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Electrifying freight trains in the U.S. is a really bad idea
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Class One Railroads and PTC
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advent and evolution of new freight alternatives to rail
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Freight Car Supply
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Rail Guide app for rail maps
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Peak season
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WOW! Don't DO that!
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Interstate Commerce Commission
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Price Fixing; The Industry Comes Full Circle
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All Scale Rails Issue #23 2019
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CN, CSX announce new intermodal service
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BNSF and UP PTC letters to Congress
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Thebes Bridge
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14 Replies 
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The End of the Freight Train
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Question about Pre-Amtrak Tariffs
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6 Replies 
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Basic signaling
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Effect of Coal and Competition on Railroading Industry
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109 Replies 
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Big Brother's Latest Plaything
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Why no Expedia for freight shipping?
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Hurricanes and railroad damage
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2 Replies 
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What's going by you today?
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1 Replies 
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Why is a shuttle service needed to transport crews (PTI)?
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4 Replies 
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Acting Chief of FRA Resigns
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1 Replies 
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TRAINS Top Ten
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1 Replies 
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100 years ago: Fast food trains
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Coolant Recycling
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1 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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Historic Ford Motor Company rail car size
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2 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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Railroads - "Smelling Like A Rose"
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1 Replies 
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CSX Engineer Story From My Childhood
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Teen sues after losing legs in train accident
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9 Replies 
 4718 Views
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Best places for railfanning in the Northeast
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1 Replies 
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National Railway Equipment by Drone
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0 Replies 
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How many Regional Railroads
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1 Replies 
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A "Real Railroader" To FRA
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0 Replies 
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CSX line through Amsterdam NY
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4 Replies 
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Best budget scanner
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0 Replies 
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Export Grain
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
 3191 Views
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Carload Freight -- Does it Have a Future?
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16 Replies 
 8971 Views
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"Why Trains Crash" - PBS "Nova"
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0 Replies 
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6 Replies 
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by John_Perkowski  - 
16 Replies 
 10221 Views
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by rr503  - 
2 Replies 
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Railway Age 1931
by philipmartin  - 
0 Replies 
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Local Railroad Safety Regulation?
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16 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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46 Replies 
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by captplaid  - 
1 Replies 
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240 Replies 
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Freight Coupler Systems [Video]
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1 Replies 
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Automation of Train Routing
by hgondilon  - 
1 Replies 
 3489 Views
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Worst abandonments
by Conifer  - 
28 Replies 
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 by mmi16
 
The Rise (and Fall) of the western Class II
by mtuandrew  - 
10 Replies 
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by MattW  - 
4 Replies 
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by Blillpers  - 
3 Replies 
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The Future of Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
16 Replies 
 12562 Views
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New Right Of Way
by EuroStar  - 
7 Replies 
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