• 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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README: Thread Links to Proposed HSR/IC/Passenger Systems
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README: Thread Links to Operating/Approved Commuter Systems
by Jeff Smith  - 
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Last passenger train to a particular city
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41 Replies 
 14390 Views
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Texas Central HSR (Houston - DFW Dallas Fort Worth)
by kaitoku  - 
201 Replies 
 69892 Views
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Coupon Stations?
by BAR  - 
2 Replies 
 200 Views
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Foreign High Speed Rail Companies in the U.S.
by Pensyfan19  - 
16 Replies 
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Biden administration: "Build Back Better" and transit
by mtuandrew  - 
12 Replies 
 1065 Views
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The Defense Production Act and rail infrastructure.
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11 Replies 
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5 Replies 
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Pullman bedrooms vs compartments?
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Public Transportation in the U.S.
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New TSA Rules Could Affect Railfanning
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15 Replies 
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Australia's West Coast Wilderness Railway
by Mollie  - 
5 Replies 
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X-Train: Las Vegas Railway Express / United Rail
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63 Replies 
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How's My Driving?
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HART: Hawaii Rail Systems (was Light rail coming to Hawaii)
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40 Replies 
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reduction in passenger trains durring 1918 plague?
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5 Replies 
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Calgary northwest light-rail extension opens
by lpetrich  - 
2 Replies 
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Edmonton Transit Service
by lpetrich  - 
5 Replies 
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Ottawa Light Rail
by lpetrich  - 
6 Replies 
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SEHSR Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor
by villager  - 
326 Replies 
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Albuquerque New Mexico Rail Runner Railrunner
by AmtrakPhill629  - 
158 Replies 
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New York Real Estate Woes - They Impact Rail
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9 Replies 
 745 Views
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Denver Area Light and Heavy Rail (RTD) systems
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181 Replies 
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Western Wild Fires
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6 Replies 
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Last passenger train to Casper, Wyoming?
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2 Replies 
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Vote for the World's Ugliest Train - Just for Fun
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38 Replies 
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Is Fluting Dead?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
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Why no center platform at busy stations.
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23 Replies 
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Tour of Cincinnati Abandoned Subway
by bostontrainguy  - 
12 Replies 
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Historic Hyannis Roundhouse Saved
by bostontrainguy  - 
5 Replies 
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Massachusetts Bond Bill Provides 50 Million for East-West Rail Project
by bostontrainguy  - 
2 Replies 
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Scenic Attractions available by RAIL ONLY
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27 Replies 
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What are your favorite and least favorite passenger rail experiences?
by SouthernRailway  - 
20 Replies 
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Trip Report: Australia's Indian Pacific
by Mollie  - 
1 Replies 
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6 Replies 
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Will we ever see another all-Pullman passenger train?
by Westernstar1  - 
30 Replies 
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India Railways Bids to Run Private Passenger Trains
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
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They Got Away!!! Trains discontinued before we rode
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
35 Replies 
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Lincoln Funeral Train
by GSC  - 
3 Replies 
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Should Transit (and Amtrak) be Free to Use?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
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Eau Claire - Minneapolis Passenger Rail Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
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Why weren’t open-section sleepers replaced by private room cars sooner?
by SouthernRailway  - 
18 Replies 
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All Aboard Washington
by Pensyfan19  - 
13 Replies 
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 by eolesen
 
Barber shops on passenger trains?
by SouthernRailway  - 
15 Replies 
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Article on LD cuts (Railway Age; RPA's New "House Organ"?)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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Parallel vs perpendicular sleeping berths
by Alphaboi  - 
4 Replies 
 407 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Kansas City at Engineering Phase of Reintroducing Streetcars
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
 732 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
LA: Baton Rouge - New Orleans Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
8 Replies 
 3416 Views
 by njtmnrrbuff
 
Bills supporting Intercity Rail Service
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 670 Views
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Why did the Soo run mixed trains as late as the 1980s?
by SouthernRailway  - 
14 Replies 
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Another old timetable question
by charlesriverbranch  - 
3 Replies 
 699 Views
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The All Stops Local
by Pensyfan19  - 
18 Replies 
 1905 Views
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Seattle, Washington: Sound Transit
by superbad  - 
85 Replies 
 55567 Views
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WFH and Passenger Rail (Throw In Airlines)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
26 Replies 
 3584 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
 2950 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Atlanta Light Rail: Greenbriar Mall to MARTA’s Oakland City station
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
 444 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Phoenix, Mesa and Glendale, AZ: Valley Metro Light Rail
by NJTRailfan  - 
48 Replies 
 38141 Views
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Seattle South Lake Union Streetcar Proposal
by railfanofewu  - 
2 Replies 
 1553 Views
 by RRspatch
 
AllEarth Rail / Vermont Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
113 Replies 
 43382 Views
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13 Replies 
 963 Views
 by kato
 
DART - Dallas Area Rapid Transit
by electricron  - 
45 Replies 
 26217 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Las Vegas Monorail
by DutchRailnut  - 
8 Replies 
 2269 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Favorite Locomotive
by Pensyfan19  - 
12 Replies 
 1061 Views
 by andykeithharris
 
Take the Central to the Fair!
by charlesriverbranch  - 
1 Replies 
 739 Views
 by edbear
 
General US High Speed Rail Discussion
by max  - 
424 Replies 
 22523 Views
 by scratchyX
 
Mixed Trains in North America
by Pensyfan19  - 
40 Replies 
 5466 Views
 by R36 Combine Coach
 
14 Replies 
 2883 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Travel & Leisure Mag: 13 Virtual Train Rides From Around the World
by mtuandrew  - 
0 Replies 
 661 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
South Carolina and Passenger Rail
by Bob Roberts  - 
22 Replies 
 6463 Views
 by SouthernRailway
 
AMTRAK, MTA, NJ TRANSIT & PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCH #SOUNDTHEHORN CAMPAIGN
by ThirdRail7  - 
3 Replies 
 815 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
What was the worst pre-Amtrak passenger railroad and why?
by SouthernRailway  - 
13 Replies 
 3584 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
"Room With a View", Anyone?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
4 Replies 
 1204 Views
 by bdawe
 
Ye Olde Auto-Train
by bdawe  - 
2 Replies 
 1357 Views
 by Patrick Boylan
 
Seat 61
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
 1470 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
American RegioSprinter tour 1997
by Pensyfan19  - 
4 Replies 
 2103 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Esch-Cummins Act anniversary
by Pensyfan19  - 
4 Replies 
 1258 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Train To The Plane
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
29 Replies 
 6239 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Atlanta - Birmingham - Dallas High Speed Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
13 Replies 
 1884 Views
 by electricron
 
Philadelphia Area (General)
by chewchewcharli  - 
3 Replies 
 1632 Views
 by chewchewcharli
 
Berths on buses and sleeper planes
by John_Perkowski  - 
15 Replies 
 2213 Views
 by David Benton
 
NLX Northern Lights Express HSR MN Duluth-Twin Cities
by Jeff Smith  - 
91 Replies 
 34348 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Minnesota regional rail proposals
by Pensyfan19  - 
1 Replies 
 797 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Salt Lake City, Utah: Frontrunner
by PRRGuy  - 
77 Replies 
 30491 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Alternative fuels for rail transport
by Pensyfan19  - 
11 Replies 
 1961 Views
 by D Alex
 
Talgo Coach vs. Turbo Train Coach
by bostontrainguy  - 
14 Replies 
 2613 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Transit Starts 2020
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 1008 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Engine car comes within 1" of falling off bridge today
by Tadman  - 
19 Replies 
 3503 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Need info on Normandy Marshalling yards in 1944
by JimM  - 
7 Replies 
 1617 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Private Corporations should run passenger trains in America
by Pensyfan19  - 
26 Replies 
 3561 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Hydrogen is the future!
by Pensyfan19  - 
50 Replies 
 6021 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Binghamton NY - New York City NYC Passenger Rail Discussion
by trainhq  - 
585 Replies 
 70457 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Cuomo proposed High Speed System in NY
by Pensyfan19  - 
108 Replies 
 18340 Views
 by ctclark1
 
My thoughts on the current state of high speed rail in America
by Matt Johnson  - 
13 Replies 
 3317 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
What causes high-pitched wheel noise at some high speeds?
by SouthernRailway  - 
4 Replies 
 1571 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Israel to open fast rail line 30 March
by John_Perkowski  - 
20 Replies 
 10783 Views
 by Train322
 
Texas Hyperloop Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
16 Replies 
 3759 Views
 by ConstanceR46
 
Atlanta Light Rail Streetcar & Beltline Project
by superbad  - 
54 Replies 
 40199 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Any all-room overnight trains left in Western Europe or North America?
by SouthernRailway  - 
13 Replies 
 2478 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Minimum distances for coach travel: why?
by SouthernRailway  - 
2 Replies 
 1675 Views
 by ExCon90
 
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