• 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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Railroad.net Announces Ad-Free Subscriptions
by gprimr1  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
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by Mike Roque  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
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Books about commuter rail
by SouthernRailway  - 
11 Replies 
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FRA to grant waiver to allow purchase of 4 HSR trainsets
by kaitoku  - 
0 Replies 
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Is N.A.R.P. alive?
by mzu2006  - 
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Persian-Gulf Metro Systems Advance
by lpetrich  - 
1 Replies 
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Pros and Cons of High Speed Rail
by NJTforever  - 
12 Replies 
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 by electricron
 
The Tide Light Rail - Norfolk, VA
by lpetrich  - 
35 Replies 
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New Chinese Car Builder to Build Plant in US
by bostontrainguy  - 
0 Replies 
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train
by The ViRoCo  - 
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New South Wales, Australia | New bi-level interurban trains
by Myrtone  - 
11 Replies 
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UTA Frontrunner schedule info needed
by jt42cwr  - 
1 Replies 
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Best US cities for transit access
by lpetrich  - 
0 Replies 
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Sleep apnea.
by Kerb  - 
4 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
Incheon Airport Maglev
by lpetrich  - 
1 Replies 
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 by kaitoku
 
50th Anniversary of Japans Shinkansen
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1 Replies 
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Fuelgas Corporation Tank Car w/ LHR designation
by Potamus  - 
6 Replies 
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Center Island vs. kerbside platforms
by Myrtone  - 
11 Replies 
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 by Myrtone
 
Curves, Grades and LFLRVs
by Myrtone  - 
24 Replies 
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 by Myrtone
 
Unidirectional vs Bidirectional
by Myrtone  - 
51 Replies 
 16554 Views
 by Myrtone
 
Tucson streetcar starts construction
by lpetrich  - 
2 Replies 
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Turkey: Ankara - Istanbul line opens
by lpetrich  - 
0 Replies 
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PASSENGER INFORMATION AGENT HIRING
by john johnson  - 
0 Replies 
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NYC Olympic Bid
by Thomas  - 
15 Replies 
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SunRail Establishment
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
61 Replies 
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Amtrak/CAHSR joint procurement plan deep-sixed
by kaitoku  - 
1 Replies 
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Commuters vs. other potential riders in funding formulas etc
by Arborwayfan  - 
2 Replies 
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 by kaitoku
 
New to Forum
by 4thGen  - 
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Better NYC Access
by Thomas  - 
10 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
New FRA Regs Clear European Style Trains on US Rails in 2015
by Fan Railer  - 
20 Replies 
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Sunrail MP32PH-Qs
by jt42cwr  - 
9 Replies 
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Velaro D
by frequentflyer  - 
7 Replies 
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Florida Sunrail mileposts
by Martin Baumann  - 
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7 Train Donations
by 4400Washboard  - 
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Equipment cycles
by jt42cwr  - 
8 Replies 
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 by jt42cwr
 
New ARR Day Trip
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The best commuter agency
by NJTforever  - 
50 Replies 
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Economy of observation cars
by Dreezy  - 
23 Replies 
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Trainspottingmaps
by Wtrain  - 
1 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
European private passenger operators: subsidized?
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5 Replies 
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 by JayBee
 
Railfan Facebook Page
by trainsonrails  - 
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Do trains have black boxes?
by 4400Washboard  - 
5 Replies 
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 by DutchRailnut
 
Passenger locomotives currently for sale
by MEC407  - 
14 Replies 
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 by dowlingm
 
STAINLESS STEEL IN EUROPE
by RAY  - 
12 Replies 
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Anyone Want to Start A Commuter Line?
by Jeff Smith  - 
12 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
Loco-hauled metros?
by MattW  - 
26 Replies 
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 by electricron
 
Which passenger route has the smoothest/roughest track?
by SouthernRailway  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Desertdweller
 
IDOT readying RFP for high(er) speed locomotives
by kaitoku  - 
44 Replies 
 12186 Views
 by David Benton
 
How Much Do Major Terminals Cost to Operate?
by Dreezy  - 
2 Replies 
 2256 Views
 by ExCon90
 
PATrain
by 4400Washboard  - 
5 Replies 
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 by MACTRAXX
 
What's your favorite railcar?
by 4400Washboard  - 
6 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
rr.net app
by 4400Washboard  - 
2 Replies 
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 by gprimr1
 
Engine/Cab car
by lpetrich  - 
4 Replies 
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 by ExCon90
 
Transportation budget: how will it affect transit?
by 25Hz  - 
0 Replies 
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 by 25Hz
 
Federal Railway Labor Act
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
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 by gokeefe
 
Newest Railroad Bridges in America
by quincunx  - 
7 Replies 
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 by sd80mac
 
MARTA in Snow??.Need pics from latest snowstorm
by Steampunk  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Steampunk
 
unfair bus competition, evading regulations
by Patrick Boylan  - 
6 Replies 
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 by Patrick Boylan
 
Smart city efforts & transit...
by 25Hz  - 
0 Replies 
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 by 25Hz
 
What's involved in joining/separating trains mid-route?
by MattW  - 
23 Replies 
 6228 Views
 by jb9152
 
phoebe snow
by blue comet  - 
7 Replies 
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 by ExCon90
 
Church Being Involved Building The Toronto Ontario CanSubway
by rail10  - 
1 Replies 
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 by dowlingm
 
Port Authority of NY and NJ
by Thomas  - 
2 Replies 
 1614 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
New hurdle for Music City Star
by GWoodle  - 
2 Replies 
 2389 Views
 by Milwaukee_F40C
 
Issues with Old Passenger Cars
by Dreezy  - 
8 Replies 
 3256 Views
 by Milwaukee_F40C
 
last (or only) US commuter agencies to have classed service
by dt_rt40  - 
19 Replies 
 5711 Views
 by ThirdRail7
 
Railfanning Miami Metrorail and People Mover
by njtmnrrbuff  - 
1 Replies 
 1896 Views
 by Patrick Boylan
 
What a way to run a Railroad.
by David Benton  - 
31 Replies 
 9847 Views
 by vermontanan
 
Historic NY to NO railroad trip question
by dracopticon  - 
5 Replies 
 2325 Views
 by GWoodle
 
Google doodle celebrates Raymond Loewy's birthday.
by 25Hz  - 
2 Replies 
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 by 25Hz
 
Third railman
by truck6018  - 
2 Replies 
 3719 Views
 by ed1979
 
Istanbul tunnel between Europe and Asia opens Tue Oct 29
by Patrick Boylan  - 
0 Replies 
 1857 Views
 by Patrick Boylan
 
Are railroads ever at fault for accidents?
by closetotracks  - 
8 Replies 
 2856 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Recycling old rail cars
by cpontani  - 
10 Replies 
 4381 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
HSR Paradise?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
17 Replies 
 4581 Views
 by barciur
 
New Orleans - Jacksonville (Orlando) connection
by David Benton  - 
16 Replies 
 7225 Views
 by Noel Weaver
 
Your favorite and least favorite passenger trains
by SouthernRailway  - 
6 Replies 
 2449 Views
 by rogruth
 
Diesel Locomotive Parts ID
by mtuandrew  - 
1 Replies 
 3588 Views
 by Allen Hazen
 
miracle ACS-64 locomotive regen braking defies physics
by Patrick Boylan  - 
24 Replies 
 5764 Views
 by Patrick Boylan
 
MAGLEV (was: Japan Wants In)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
9 Replies 
 4043 Views
 by electricron
 
GE interested in buying Italian trainmaker Ansaldo
by kaitoku  - 
3 Replies 
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 by kaitoku
 
What can I do with my turnable base for train seats?
by mtuandrew  - 
2 Replies 
 3431 Views
 by SouthernRailway
 
Proposal for VERY high speed train
by Allen Hazen  - 
13 Replies 
 3107 Views
 by Greg Moore
 
Looking for railroad training consultants
by expamerica  - 
2 Replies 
 3745 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
iOS 3D maps of interesting railroad stuff
by 25Hz  - 
5 Replies 
 4638 Views
 by David Benton
 
Little Rock AR to Memphis TN and Texarkana HSR STudy
by Jeff Smith  - 
10 Replies 
 5072 Views
 by MCHammer
 
Launching of N.E.O.R.N. (Ontario rail advocacy)
by labaienordique  - 
3 Replies 
 9183 Views
 by labaienordique
 
Lone survior? Trolley wire support pole in Doylestowm, PA
by 25Hz  - 
4 Replies 
 9200 Views
 by phillyrube
 
Mixed trains
by SouthernRailway  - 
5 Replies 
 2439 Views
 by David Benton
 
Kinki Sharyo to reveal new model LRV in U.S.
by kaitoku  - 
21 Replies 
 7610 Views
 by R36 Combine Coach
 
Please assess my Chicago-Hub HSR Network Plan
by tuna  - 
11 Replies 
 2914 Views
 by MCHammer
 
FTA charter regulations
by Myrtone  - 
1 Replies 
 1802 Views
 by R36 Combine Coach
 
Spanish train derails, killing dozens, injuring many more
by 25Hz  - 
27 Replies 
 4831 Views
 by DutchRailnut
 
Swiss train crash: Dozens hurt in Granges-pres-Marnand
by 25Hz  - 
1 Replies 
 1378 Views
 by zebrasepta
 
The British HST\XPT: Questions?
by Redshirt214  - 
3 Replies 
 2080 Views
 by David Benton
 
Rain pounds Toronto, strands commuters on train
by 25Hz  - 
7 Replies 
 2685 Views
 by Ken V
 
Vacuum Tube-Train Proposal by the Rand Corp., 1972
by lpetrich  - 
1 Replies 
 1932 Views
 by virtualchuck
 
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN: Metro Transit commuter rail
by Otto Vondrak  - 
72 Replies 
 25706 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Let's link 'em all up!
by markhb  - 
10 Replies 
 3003 Views
 by lirr42
 
EXCLUSIVE First clips of China's Bombardier CRH380D Testing
by Fan Railer  - 
7 Replies 
 3226 Views
 by Fan Railer
 
Fares for English Channel Tunnel Are Too High, Europe Says
by ThirdRail7  - 
6 Replies 
 2365 Views
 by ExCon90
 
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