• General Discussion - Passenger Rail

  • General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.
General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.

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General US High Speed Rail Discussion
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AMTRAK, MTA, NJ TRANSIT & PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCH #SOUNDTHEHORN CAMPAIGN
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Ye Olde Auto-Train
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Berths on buses and sleeper planes
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Minnesota regional rail proposals
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Salt Lake City, Utah: Frontrunner
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Alternative fuels for rail transport
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Talgo Coach vs. Turbo Train Coach
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Transit Starts 2020
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Engine car comes within 1" of falling off bridge today
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Need info on Normandy Marshalling yards in 1944
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Private Corporations should run passenger trains in America
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Hydrogen is the future!
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Cuomo proposed High Speed System in NY
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108 Replies 
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My thoughts on the current state of high speed rail in America
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What causes high-pitched wheel noise at some high speeds?
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Israel to open fast rail line 30 March
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Texas Hyperloop Proposal
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Any all-room overnight trains left in Western Europe or North America?
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Minimum distances for coach travel: why?
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Ohio Proposals: Ohio 3C Corridor, All Aboard Ohio, Other
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Germany's DB and ICE trains
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Last heavyweight car in regular intercity service?
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Louisiana Limited - NYC to NOLA, June 2020
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Pakistani Train Fire
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Railway Age passenger train opinion (Now Passenger Train Journal?)
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FTA grants - how long is the obligation?
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Congressional Restrictions on CRRC Transit Cars?
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Nashville TN: Music City Star
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Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
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Privately Run Montreal - New York Overnight Service via CP and Amtrak
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Your New "Station Wagon" - Uber
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7 Replies 
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When will passenger RRs have incidents like United/American?
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Portland, Maine - Commuter Rail via Mountain Division
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Oklahoma DOT: Stillwater Central won't launch passenger-rail pilot
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Tacoma Dome Line
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Serious Talk of a Monorail Line in Florida
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American Solidarity Party and Rail Legislation
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13 Replies 
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MARTA Atlanta, GA East Extension (Dekalb/Stonecrest)
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12 Replies 
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Colleges by Rail (split from Eau Claire Rail)
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33 Replies 
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Protected rail crossings
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10 Replies 
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Future Mexican passenger rail
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32 Replies 
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10 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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21 Replies 
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93 Replies 
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Euro-Shinkansen idea
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0 Replies 
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China unveils 600km/h maglev train prototype
by David Benton  - 
0 Replies 
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12 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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10 Replies 
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17 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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9 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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by MattW  - 
0 Replies 
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 by MattW
 
UTA Free Fare Days 2/28, 3/1
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0 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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GE to complete spin off of transportation unit on February 2
by Teamdriver  - 
1 Replies 
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North Carolina NCDOT-Amtrak Piedmont Service
by hsr_fan  - 
573 Replies 
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Kitchener-Waterloo (Ontario) light rail construction begins
by dowlingm  - 
2 Replies 
 5522 Views
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Houston, TX Transit
by Mike Roque  - 
27 Replies 
 13057 Views
 by NIMBYkiller
 
Georgia Commuter/HSR Rail Proposals (Georgia Rail Express)
by Champlain Division  - 
73 Replies 
 46658 Views
 by NIMBYkiller
 
Four Week US "Rail Cruise"
by RandomRailfan  - 
22 Replies 
 7810 Views
 by CarterB
 
TEX Rail (Fort Worth - DFW Airport Commuter Rail)
by Jeff Smith  - 
37 Replies 
 20348 Views
 by eolesen
 
Virgin Rail - Brightline IPO & Expansion Outside of Florida
by Jeff Smith  - 
54 Replies 
 17892 Views
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Colorado HSR / Passenger Rail Corridor Studies
by heyitsme23  - 
29 Replies 
 6725 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Dual gauge track in Columbus
by Myrtone  - 
16 Replies 
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 by Myrtone
 
New Amtrak Engineer
by treyk119  - 
4 Replies 
 5751 Views
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FRA Issues Rule for New Catagory High Speed Trains
by dgvrengineer  - 
10 Replies 
 4058 Views
 by ziggyzack1234
 
Brightline Expansion within Florida and Southeast
by Jeff Smith  - 
36 Replies 
 39043 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Brightline (fka XpressWest/DesertXpress) Las Vegas Service
by Chafford1  - 
491 Replies 
 145883 Views
 by gokeefe
 
High Speed Freight on the NEC.
by frequentflyer  - 
59 Replies 
 22400 Views
 by ElectricTraction
 
Worlds best train passenger rail stations
by adamj023  - 
20 Replies 
 7317 Views
 by matt
 
LYNX - Charlotte NC Light Rail (CATS, NS, NCRR)
by jtbell  - 
61 Replies 
 38098 Views
 by Bob Roberts
 
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