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

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Door operations different level platforms
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Seattle Center City Connector (Cultural Connector) Streetcar
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DART Silver Line
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The decline of sleeper trains
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Washington to Baltimore: maglev or hyperloop?
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Approximately when did railroads allow trainmen to use wrist watches?
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Even more of a reason for putting more money into passenger rail.
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Seattle, Washington: Sound Transit
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ARTICLE: First Public Look: TriMet Type 6 LRV
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St. Louis Metrolink
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Salmon Bay Bridge (Seattle)
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Tacoma Dome Line
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Hyperloop and other vactrains
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“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
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Railway Age Article: A Tale of Twin Cities
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Texas Central HSR (Houston - DFW Dallas Fort Worth)
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AllEarth Rail / Vermont Commuter Rail
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“Skyline” Light Rail = Honolulu
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France bans flights that trains would take under 2.5 hours to do
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MARTA Expansion
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UP Being Taken to STB Over Tennessee Pass
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Auto-Train Corporation (Original; not Amtrak)
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Front Range Colorado Passenger Service
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Salt Lake City, Utah: Frontrunner
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Cleveland RTA: Heavy and Light Rail System
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Minneapolis to Eden Prairie MN Southwest Line
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Railfaning and baseball
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Palm Beach Light Rail
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Mixed AC/DC propulsion in the same consist
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Least frequent scheduled passenger rail services in North America
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ChatGPT needs some help on passenger rail history
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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (including Line to Cleveland Study)
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Thinking REALLY big: Intercontinental High Speed Rail
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NLX Northern Lights Express HSR MN Duluth-Twin Cities
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124 Replies 
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Senate Unanimously Approves Making Daylight Savings Time Permanent
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Seattle LINK Light Rail / Streetcar / Trolley
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16 Replies 
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Austin, TX: Project Connect Light Rail
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Denver Area Light and Heavy Rail (RTD) systems
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Yet another Norfolk Southern Derailment A Trend ?
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The 10 Most Beautiful Train Stations In The US
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Maya Train - Mexico
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Passenger tracks removed and replaced
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Tempe, Greece passenger/freight collission
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6 Replies 
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Single track rapid transit
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28 Replies 
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9 Replies 
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DART - Stadler Flirt DMU Order
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1 Replies 
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16 Replies 
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US High-Speed Rail Coalition
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2 Replies 
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NCDOT auction for RBBX cars
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8 Replies 
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South Carolina and Passenger Rail
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23 Replies 
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Portland OR Tri-Met MAX light-rail and streetcar plans
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9 Replies 
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UK Vivarail D-Train to be tested in US cities
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29 Replies 
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Visibility
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14 Replies 
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This Really Sucks
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4 Replies 
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Portland, Maine - Commuter Rail via Grand Trunk
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22 Replies 
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Electrification costs 600v DC vs 25 kV AC
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16 Replies 
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Number of doors per rail car
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33 Replies 
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Feds to spend $1.7B to make rail stations accessible
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9 Replies 
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Ottawa Light Rail
by lpetrich  - 
26 Replies 
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Baltimore Red line 2: the quickening
by scratchyX1  - 
0 Replies 
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Study, Wilkesbarre to Philly Passenger service.
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1 Replies 
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Rolling Stock Solutions: the F40PH Leasing Company!
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HSR - Use What We Got
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,Was this a printer's error or an actual RR?
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Rocky Mountaineer Returns for 2022
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What's important for the disabled and variously impaired
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