• 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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Minimum required crew for passenger trains
by Ryand-Smith  - 
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Beijing - Hong Kong high-speed line: last bit almost done
by lpetrich  - 
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Norwegian State Railways (NSB)
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Passenger Rail and Human Rights Relationship
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11 Replies 
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China using rail supply contracts as giant spy microphone
by Roscoe P. Coaltrain  - 
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Special tariff promotion
by Ronal U18C Indonesia  - 
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From Deutsche Welle: comparison of midlength air and rail
by John_Perkowski  - 
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Solution for loud trains: eliminate seats facing each other
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China: 27,000 km of high-speed trackage in 10 years
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Subway Trains to Hoverboards???
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Commuter rubic's competition
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Fantasy Commuter Rail
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Bonnie Cars (Boni Cars, platform extender cars)
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Siemens-Alsthom merger questions
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High Speed Train requires High Speed Passengers
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Koch Brothers' Latest "Cause"
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Cost/Requirements of operating a steam locomotive
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Rear Facing Seats Should Be Illegal
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White Pass Sold to Carnival Cruise Line
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Passenger rail build specs?
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Trespasser Fatalities
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Maglev: Science experiment or the future of transport?
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Milwaukee Streetcar
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Collision Prevention: drones, alerts, gates
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Legislation would make attack aboard train federal crime
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Cobb Country Transit - LRT or Commuter Rail
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10 Replies 
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Gwinnett county, GA light rail proposal
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WALLY Commuter Rail (Great Lakes Central Railroad)
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Atlanta MARTA Clifton Corridor Light Rail Project
by Jeff Smith  - 
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How do I get started?
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Bar Harbor Special Service Proposal
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23 Replies 
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So... is there something happening to battery locomotive?
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Indonesia Railways
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What's important for the disabled and variously impaired
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Quebec City to build tramway
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How did railroads handle business/office cars?
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UK Vivarail D-Train to be tested in US cities
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Pullman Pricing 1929 San Fran to Chicago and Chicago to NYC
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UP Derailment Park City UT March 1964
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City of Toronto/TTC moves closer to suing Bombardier
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St. Louis Delmar Loop Trolley
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Oklahoma City Streetcar under construction
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Kansas City Streetcar
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11 Replies 
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Spain continues to build high-speed lines
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Base tunnels in North America: how, where, and why
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China: 3000 mi / 5000 km of urban rail
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Yonah Freemark's Big List of North-American Transit Projects
by lpetrich  - 
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All Scale Rails Issue #18 January / February 2018
by All Scale Rails  - 
0 Replies 
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Wall Street Journal Columnist - Who Needs Light Rail?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
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happy holidays
by rail10  - 
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Engineer Distractions and the recent Amtrak wreck
by Gadfly  - 
7 Replies 
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Another Journal Columnist Tees Off
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
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Why don't we use bidirectional diesel locomotives in the US?
by bostontrainguy  - 
58 Replies 
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FrontRunner (and other) train make-up
by mike.f.bush  - 
11 Replies 
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Built-in Marker Lights
by Statkowski  - 
3 Replies 
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Looking for track maps
by ALR997  - 
11 Replies 
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Amtrak traveler “hacks”
by SD70ACe-T4  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Alcochaser
 
All Scale Rails Issue #17 November / December 2017
by All Scale Rails  - 
1 Replies 
 4475 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
India gets into high-speed rail
by lpetrich  - 
0 Replies 
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 by lpetrich
 
What is a sidecar? (Personnel Clearance)
by RenegadeMonster  - 
2 Replies 
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Hurricane Irma Updates
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38 Replies 
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SHIPPENSBURG, PA. LIBRARY.
by toot  - 
2 Replies 
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mystery railroad bridge – very long, near a big city
by d1w2m3a4  - 
6 Replies 
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New Atlanta Station
by Jeff Smith  - 
194 Replies 
 59412 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Argentina Railways - Passenger Travel
by Tadman  - 
4 Replies 
 3203 Views
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Major League Sports Team Travel
by CLamb  - 
6 Replies 
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 by ExCon90
 
Why aren't mixed trains financially viable?
by SouthernRailway  - 
19 Replies 
 8470 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Lyon-Turin Base Tunnel
by lpetrich  - 
4 Replies 
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Rennes and Bordeaux -- high-speed lines open
by lpetrich  - 
2 Replies 
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Ringling Bros 2017
by LINYARailfan  - 
70 Replies 
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Future Of US Train Travel
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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Amtrak plans new Seattle locomotive center
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
Detroit Light Rail project (M-1, Q-Line)
by Detroit  - 
39 Replies 
 17122 Views
 by lpetrich
 
More problems in New York
by philipmartin  - 
2 Replies 
 3796 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
MARTA Ridership Effect of I-85 Collapse
by Jeff Smith  - 
9 Replies 
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 by litz
 
TRE — Dallas-Fort Worth
by Tadman  - 
44 Replies 
 20112 Views
 by electricron
 
Comparing Amtrak to German and Dutch Rail
by Tadman  - 
54 Replies 
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Milwaukee Urban Light Rail
by John_Perkowski  - 
0 Replies 
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 by John_Perkowski
 
one week on one off?
by Ace1731  - 
15 Replies 
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RINGLING BROTHERS Railroad Equipment Auction
by Tom M  - 
7 Replies 
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CA California CAHSR System
by eriwakaranai  - 
508 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
Last conventional sash window passenger equipment
by R36 Combine Coach  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Tadman
 
The Auto Free Life
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
30 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
IPH Passenger Operations
by Rockingham Racer  - 
28 Replies 
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 by Rockingham Racer
 
New Orleans to open streetcar extension
by TomNelligan  - 
5 Replies 
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 by Passenger
 
Tours-Bordeaux almost done, news on other LGV's
by lpetrich  - 
9 Replies 
 4184 Views
 by JayBee
 
New York - Chicago - Sept 1929 - Passenger Service
by baumgrenze  - 
18 Replies 
 7065 Views
 by s4ny
 
Salt Lake City, UT: UTA TRAX
by ljeppson  - 
63 Replies 
 37916 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
Why no government focus on improving commuter rail?
by SouthernRailway  - 
18 Replies 
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 by R36 Combine Coach
 
FRA issues draft rule change for lighter passenger rail cars
by STrRedWolf  - 
9 Replies 
 3350 Views
 by electricron
 
Chattoonooga - Atlanta Airport HSR/Maglev
by Jeff Smith  - 
7 Replies 
 4763 Views
 by Balerion
 
Why do Cleveland L.R.Vs have steps?
by Myrtone  - 
51 Replies 
 12879 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
I made a train station alarm app to help regional commuters
by rogerscg  - 
2 Replies 
 2464 Views
 by lpetrich
 
BOMBARDIER PASSENGER CONDUCTOR
by Bgunn17  - 
5 Replies 
 4505 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Cincinnati Streetcar
by superbad  - 
33 Replies 
 16204 Views
 by justalurker66
 
USA Today Piece: "Trains, Glorious Trains"!
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
 1638 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Uknown piece or rail from my great grandfather
by tiras25  - 
3 Replies 
 3811 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
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