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  • 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
by Jeff Smith  - 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
README: Thread Links to Operating/Approved Commuter Systems
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
Why no center platform at busy stations.
by David Benton  - 
12 Replies 
 524 Views
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They Got Away!!! Trains discontinued before we rode
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
31 Replies 
 3702 Views
 by rcthompson04
 
Will we ever see another all-Pullman passenger train?
by Westernstar1  - 
24 Replies 
 1788 Views
 by Alphaboi
 
Should Transit (and Amtrak) be Free to Use?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
 403 Views
 by gprimr1
 
Eau Claire - Minneapolis Passenger Rail Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
 3470 Views
 by west point
 
Why weren’t open-section sleepers replaced by private room cars sooner?
by SouthernRailway  - 
18 Replies 
 1971 Views
 by Alphaboi
 
All Aboard Washington
by Pensyfan19  - 
13 Replies 
 708 Views
 by eolesen
 
Barber shops on passenger trains?
by SouthernRailway  - 
15 Replies 
 5151 Views
 by urr304
 
India Railways Bids to Run Private Passenger Trains
by Pensyfan19  - 
0 Replies 
 87 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
What are your favorite and least favorite passenger rail experiences?
by SouthernRailway  - 
17 Replies 
 1436 Views
 by djlong
 
Article on LD cuts (Railway Age; RPA's New "House Organ"?)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Parallel vs perpendicular sleeping berths
by Alphaboi  - 
4 Replies 
 260 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Denver Area Light and Heavy Rail (RTD) systems
by arnstg  - 
178 Replies 
 74459 Views
 by MattW
 
Vote for the World's Ugliest Train - Just for Fun
by bostontrainguy  - 
35 Replies 
 2995 Views
 by bostontrainguy
 
Kansas City at Engineering Phase of Reintroducing Streetcars
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
 595 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
LA: Baton Rouge - New Orleans Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
8 Replies 
 3231 Views
 by njtmnrrbuff
 
Bills supporting Intercity Rail Service
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 546 Views
 by dgvrengineer
 
Texas Central HSR (Houston - DFW Dallas Fort Worth)
by kaitoku  - 
185 Replies 
 66849 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Why did the Soo run mixed trains as late as the 1980s?
by SouthernRailway  - 
14 Replies 
 1148 Views
 by ohioriverrailway
 
SEHSR Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor
by villager  - 
287 Replies 
 86309 Views
 by RRspatch
 
Another old timetable question
by charlesriverbranch  - 
3 Replies 
 555 Views
 by edbear
 
The All Stops Local
by Pensyfan19  - 
18 Replies 
 1628 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Seattle, Washington: Sound Transit
by superbad  - 
85 Replies 
 54488 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
WFH and Passenger Rail (Throw In Airlines)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
26 Replies 
 3279 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
 2829 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Atlanta Light Rail: Greenbriar Mall to MARTA’s Oakland City station
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
 356 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Phoenix, Mesa and Glendale, AZ: Valley Metro Light Rail
by NJTRailfan  - 
48 Replies 
 37443 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
HART: Hawaii Rail Systems (was Light rail coming to Hawaii)
by neroden  - 
36 Replies 
 19976 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Albuquerque New Mexico Rail Runner Railrunner
by AmtrakPhill629  - 
143 Replies 
 65038 Views
 by Tadman
 
Seattle South Lake Union Streetcar Proposal
by railfanofewu  - 
2 Replies 
 1449 Views
 by RRspatch
 
AllEarth Rail / Vermont Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
113 Replies 
 42185 Views
 by Tadman
 
13 Replies 
 815 Views
 by kato
 
DART - Dallas Area Rapid Transit
by electricron  - 
45 Replies 
 25587 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Las Vegas Monorail
by DutchRailnut  - 
8 Replies 
 2133 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Favorite Locomotive
by Pensyfan19  - 
12 Replies 
 907 Views
 by andykeithharris
 
Take the Central to the Fair!
by charlesriverbranch  - 
1 Replies 
 628 Views
 by edbear
 
General US High Speed Rail Discussion
by max  - 
424 Replies 
 21046 Views
 by scratchyX
 
Mixed Trains in North America
by Pensyfan19  - 
40 Replies 
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 by R36 Combine Coach
 
14 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Travel & Leisure Mag: 13 Virtual Train Rides From Around the World
by mtuandrew  - 
0 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
South Carolina and Passenger Rail
by Bob Roberts  - 
22 Replies 
 6217 Views
 by SouthernRailway
 
AMTRAK, MTA, NJ TRANSIT & PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCH #SOUNDTHEHORN CAMPAIGN
by ThirdRail7  - 
3 Replies 
 732 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
What was the worst pre-Amtrak passenger railroad and why?
by SouthernRailway  - 
13 Replies 
 3377 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
"Room With a View", Anyone?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
4 Replies 
 1100 Views
 by bdawe
 
Ye Olde Auto-Train
by bdawe  - 
2 Replies 
 1270 Views
 by Patrick Boylan
 
Seat 61
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
American RegioSprinter tour 1997
by Pensyfan19  - 
4 Replies 
 1995 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Esch-Cummins Act anniversary
by Pensyfan19  - 
4 Replies 
 1154 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Train To The Plane
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
29 Replies 
 5928 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Atlanta - Birmingham - Dallas High Speed Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
13 Replies 
 1742 Views
 by electricron
 
Philadelphia Area (General)
by chewchewcharli  - 
3 Replies 
 1479 Views
 by chewchewcharli
 
Berths on buses and sleeper planes
by John_Perkowski  - 
15 Replies 
 2017 Views
 by David Benton
 
NLX Northern Lights Express HSR MN Duluth-Twin Cities
by Jeff Smith  - 
91 Replies 
 33444 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Minnesota regional rail proposals
by Pensyfan19  - 
1 Replies 
 732 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Salt Lake City, Utah: Frontrunner
by PRRGuy  - 
77 Replies 
 29860 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Alternative fuels for rail transport
by Pensyfan19  - 
8 Replies 
 1627 Views
 by eolesen
 
Talgo Coach vs. Turbo Train Coach
by bostontrainguy  - 
14 Replies 
 2442 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Transit Starts 2020
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 935 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Engine car comes within 1" of falling off bridge today
by Tadman  - 
19 Replies 
 3234 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Need info on Normandy Marshalling yards in 1944
by JimM  - 
7 Replies 
 1483 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Private Corporations should run passenger trains in America
by Pensyfan19  - 
26 Replies 
 3252 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Hydrogen is the future!
by Pensyfan19  - 
50 Replies 
 5491 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Binghamton NY - New York City NYC Passenger Rail Discussion
by trainhq  - 
585 Replies 
 68980 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Cuomo proposed High Speed System in NY
by Pensyfan19  - 
108 Replies 
 16884 Views
 by ctclark1
 
My thoughts on the current state of high speed rail in America
by Matt Johnson  - 
13 Replies 
 3160 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
What causes high-pitched wheel noise at some high speeds?
by SouthernRailway  - 
4 Replies 
 1466 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Israel to open fast rail line 30 March
by John_Perkowski  - 
20 Replies 
 10445 Views
 by Train322
 
Texas Hyperloop Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
16 Replies 
 3493 Views
 by ConstanceR46
 
Atlanta Light Rail Streetcar & Beltline Project
by superbad  - 
54 Replies 
 39529 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Any all-room overnight trains left in Western Europe or North America?
by SouthernRailway  - 
13 Replies 
 2308 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Minimum distances for coach travel: why?
by SouthernRailway  - 
2 Replies 
 1582 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Ohio Proposals: Ohio 3C Corridor, All Aboard Ohio, Other
by jonmurr  - 
150 Replies 
 36567 Views
 by gokeefe
 
Germany's DB and ICE trains
by STrRedWolf  - 
11 Replies 
 5778 Views
 by RRspatch
 
Last heavyweight car in regular intercity service?
by SouthernRailway  - 
19 Replies 
 12168 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Louisiana Limited - NYC to NOLA, June 2020
by therudycometh  - 
1 Replies 
 1924 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Pakistani Train Fire
by John_Perkowski  - 
8 Replies 
 3032 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Railway Age passenger train opinion (Now Passenger Train Journal?)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
28 Replies 
 5658 Views
 by djlong
 
Pittsburgh Commuter Rail - PATrain
by gt7348b  - 
24 Replies 
 26632 Views
 by rcthompson04
 
Ticket question
by charlesriverbranch  - 
12 Replies 
 2922 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Interstate Commerce Commission
by eolesen  - 
4 Replies 
 2571 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
FTA grants - how long is the obligation?
by Paul1705  - 
9 Replies 
 2554 Views
 by electricron
 
Vacation Guilt (vacation travel by train)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
12 Replies 
 3471 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Congressional Restrictions on CRRC Transit Cars?
by John_Perkowski  - 
39 Replies 
 9166 Views
 by Triaxle
 
Ottawa Light Rail
by lpetrich  - 
5 Replies 
 5923 Views
 by lpetrich
 
Nashville TN: Music City Star
by Scotty Burkhardt  - 
123 Replies 
 66061 Views
 by GWoodle
 
Expanding Virginia's Passenger Rail
by dgvrengineer  - 
12 Replies 
 3610 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Privately Run Montreal - New York Overnight Service via CP and Amtrak
by Jeff Smith  - 
16 Replies 
 4585 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Your New "Station Wagon" - Uber
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
7 Replies 
 2285 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
When will passenger RRs have incidents like United/American?
by SouthernRailway  - 
33 Replies 
 11133 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Amtrak - Las Vegas Railway Express (X-Train) United Rail
by goodnightjohnwayne  - 
53 Replies 
 29791 Views
 by gokeefe
 
Portland, Maine - Commuter Rail via Mountain Division
by markhb  - 
26 Replies 
 3954 Views
 by gokeefe
 
Oklahoma DOT: Stillwater Central won't launch passenger-rail pilot
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 2285 Views
 by Rockingham Racer
 
Tacoma Dome Line
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
 1379 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Cascadia Rail High-Speed-Rail HSR Vancouver-Eugene-Spokane
by Jeff Smith  - 
24 Replies 
 6676 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Serious Talk of a Monorail Line in Florida
by bostontrainguy  - 
9 Replies 
 3088 Views
 by Tadman
 
American Solidarity Party and Rail Legislation
by Cameron Wolk  - 
13 Replies 
 5283 Views
 by Rbts Stn
 
MARTA Atlanta, GA East Extension (Dekalb/Stonecrest)
by Jeff Smith  - 
12 Replies 
 8286 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN: Metro Transit light rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
25 Replies 
 17995 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
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