Have any of you guys red the article in the new trains magazine about the plans of NS to begin operating passenger operations? I have waited the see the day that a private line returned to the passenger front. Says Bill Schaffer, director of NS corporat affairs, "Our ore competancy is running trains, and our chairman (David Goode) has exhorted us to generate additional revenue, so as landlords we would insist on being an operator." I was aware that they had made a deal with the commuter transit system in NC and NJ for frieght operations. I think what I am a little bit confused about is whether or not NS is attempting to become a commuter carrier, a long distance carrier, or a little bit of both. I think it i a great thing to see this occuring,. what is the general consensus of everybody else?