• 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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by Jeff Smith  - 
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README: Thread Links to Operating/Approved Commuter Systems
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
Public Transportation in the U.S.
by Pensyfan19  - 
0 Replies 
 77 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
New TSA Rules Could Affect Railfanning
by Pensyfan19  - 
15 Replies 
 898 Views
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Foreign High Speed Rail Companies in the U.S.
by Pensyfan19  - 
1 Replies 
 159 Views
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Texas Central HSR (Houston - DFW Dallas Fort Worth)
by kaitoku  - 
198 Replies 
 68644 Views
 by electricron
 
Australia's West Coast Wilderness Railway
by Mollie  - 
5 Replies 
 264 Views
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X-Train: Las Vegas Railway Express / United Rail
by goodnightjohnwayne  - 
63 Replies 
 31155 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
How's My Driving?
by Pensyfan19  - 
7 Replies 
 432 Views
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HART: Hawaii Rail Systems (was Light rail coming to Hawaii)
by neroden  - 
40 Replies 
 20667 Views
 by electricron
 
reduction in passenger trains durring 1918 plague?
by NRGeep  - 
5 Replies 
 373 Views
 by WhartonAndNorthern
 
Calgary northwest light-rail extension opens
by lpetrich  - 
2 Replies 
 2133 Views
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Edmonton Transit Service
by lpetrich  - 
5 Replies 
 6276 Views
 by lpetrich
 
Ottawa Light Rail
by lpetrich  - 
6 Replies 
 6058 Views
 by lpetrich
 
SEHSR Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor
by villager  - 
326 Replies 
 89291 Views
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Last passenger train to a particular city
by Anthony  - 
39 Replies 
 14106 Views
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Albuquerque New Mexico Rail Runner Railrunner
by AmtrakPhill629  - 
158 Replies 
 67059 Views
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New York Real Estate Woes - They Impact Rail
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
9 Replies 
 676 Views
 by eolesen
 
Denver Area Light and Heavy Rail (RTD) systems
by arnstg  - 
181 Replies 
 75704 Views
 by lpetrich
 
Last passenger train to Casper, Wyoming?
by railgeekteen  - 
2 Replies 
 197 Views
 by CarterB
 
Vote for the World's Ugliest Train - Just for Fun
by bostontrainguy  - 
38 Replies 
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Is Fluting Dead?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
 825 Views
 by RRspatch
 
Why no center platform at busy stations.
by David Benton  - 
23 Replies 
 1552 Views
 by electricron
 
Tour of Cincinnati Abandoned Subway
by bostontrainguy  - 
12 Replies 
 3218 Views
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Historic Hyannis Roundhouse Saved
by bostontrainguy  - 
5 Replies 
 1373 Views
 by Falmouth Secondary to Otis
 
Massachusetts Bond Bill Provides 50 Million for East-West Rail Project
by bostontrainguy  - 
2 Replies 
 435 Views
 by electricron
 
Scenic Attractions available by RAIL ONLY
by marco  - 
27 Replies 
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 by bostontrainguy
 
What are your favorite and least favorite passenger rail experiences?
by SouthernRailway  - 
20 Replies 
 1823 Views
 by electricron
 
Trip Report: Australia's Indian Pacific
by Mollie  - 
1 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
6 Replies 
 477 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Will we ever see another all-Pullman passenger train?
by Westernstar1  - 
30 Replies 
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 by Alphaboi
 
India Railways Bids to Run Private Passenger Trains
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 302 Views
 by David Benton
 
They Got Away!!! Trains discontinued before we rode
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
35 Replies 
 4353 Views
 by GSC
 
Lincoln Funeral Train
by GSC  - 
3 Replies 
 256 Views
 by bostontrainguy
 
Should Transit (and Amtrak) be Free to Use?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
 564 Views
 by gprimr1
 
Eau Claire - Minneapolis Passenger Rail Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
 4017 Views
 by west point
 
Why weren’t open-section sleepers replaced by private room cars sooner?
by SouthernRailway  - 
18 Replies 
 2296 Views
 by Alphaboi
 
All Aboard Washington
by Pensyfan19  - 
13 Replies 
 867 Views
 by eolesen
 
Barber shops on passenger trains?
by SouthernRailway  - 
15 Replies 
 5435 Views
 by urr304
 
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 
 370 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Kansas City at Engineering Phase of Reintroducing Streetcars
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
 705 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
LA: Baton Rouge - New Orleans Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
8 Replies 
 3369 Views
 by njtmnrrbuff
 
Bills supporting Intercity Rail Service
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 640 Views
 by dgvrengineer
 
Why did the Soo run mixed trains as late as the 1980s?
by SouthernRailway  - 
14 Replies 
 1368 Views
 by ohioriverrailway
 
Another old timetable question
by charlesriverbranch  - 
3 Replies 
 667 Views
 by edbear
 
The All Stops Local
by Pensyfan19  - 
18 Replies 
 1851 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Seattle, Washington: Sound Transit
by superbad  - 
85 Replies 
 55237 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
WFH and Passenger Rail (Throw In Airlines)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
26 Replies 
 3516 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
 2909 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Atlanta Light Rail: Greenbriar Mall to MARTA’s Oakland City station
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
 420 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Phoenix, Mesa and Glendale, AZ: Valley Metro Light Rail
by NJTRailfan  - 
48 Replies 
 37957 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Seattle South Lake Union Streetcar Proposal
by railfanofewu  - 
2 Replies 
 1526 Views
 by RRspatch
 
AllEarth Rail / Vermont Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
113 Replies 
 42947 Views
 by Tadman
 
13 Replies 
 919 Views
 by kato
 
DART - Dallas Area Rapid Transit
by electricron  - 
45 Replies 
 26015 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Las Vegas Monorail
by DutchRailnut  - 
8 Replies 
 2228 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Favorite Locomotive
by Pensyfan19  - 
12 Replies 
 1014 Views
 by andykeithharris
 
Take the Central to the Fair!
by charlesriverbranch  - 
1 Replies 
 710 Views
 by edbear
 
General US High Speed Rail Discussion
by max  - 
424 Replies 
 22121 Views
 by scratchyX
 
Mixed Trains in North America
by Pensyfan19  - 
40 Replies 
 5354 Views
 by R36 Combine Coach
 
14 Replies 
 2844 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Travel & Leisure Mag: 13 Virtual Train Rides From Around the World
by mtuandrew  - 
0 Replies 
 633 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
South Carolina and Passenger Rail
by Bob Roberts  - 
22 Replies 
 6380 Views
 by SouthernRailway
 
AMTRAK, MTA, NJ TRANSIT & PORT AUTHORITY LAUNCH #SOUNDTHEHORN CAMPAIGN
by ThirdRail7  - 
3 Replies 
 783 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
What was the worst pre-Amtrak passenger railroad and why?
by SouthernRailway  - 
13 Replies 
 3523 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
"Room With a View", Anyone?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
4 Replies 
 1176 Views
 by bdawe
 
Ye Olde Auto-Train
by bdawe  - 
2 Replies 
 1330 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 
 2076 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Esch-Cummins Act anniversary
by Pensyfan19  - 
4 Replies 
 1227 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Train To The Plane
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
29 Replies 
 6132 Views
 by wigwagfan
 
Atlanta - Birmingham - Dallas High Speed Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
13 Replies 
 1850 Views
 by electricron
 
Philadelphia Area (General)
by chewchewcharli  - 
3 Replies 
 1588 Views
 by chewchewcharli
 
Berths on buses and sleeper planes
by John_Perkowski  - 
15 Replies 
 2163 Views
 by David Benton
 
NLX Northern Lights Express HSR MN Duluth-Twin Cities
by Jeff Smith  - 
91 Replies 
 34059 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Minnesota regional rail proposals
by Pensyfan19  - 
1 Replies 
 781 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Salt Lake City, Utah: Frontrunner
by PRRGuy  - 
77 Replies 
 30337 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Alternative fuels for rail transport
by Pensyfan19  - 
10 Replies 
 1841 Views
 by PFLJohn
 
Talgo Coach vs. Turbo Train Coach
by bostontrainguy  - 
14 Replies 
 2569 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Transit Starts 2020
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 985 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Engine car comes within 1" of falling off bridge today
by Tadman  - 
19 Replies 
 3429 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Need info on Normandy Marshalling yards in 1944
by JimM  - 
7 Replies 
 1572 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Private Corporations should run passenger trains in America
by Pensyfan19  - 
26 Replies 
 3494 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Hydrogen is the future!
by Pensyfan19  - 
50 Replies 
 5893 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Binghamton NY - New York City NYC Passenger Rail Discussion
by trainhq  - 
585 Replies 
 69944 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Cuomo proposed High Speed System in NY
by Pensyfan19  - 
108 Replies 
 17861 Views
 by ctclark1
 
My thoughts on the current state of high speed rail in America
by Matt Johnson  - 
13 Replies 
 3253 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
What causes high-pitched wheel noise at some high speeds?
by SouthernRailway  - 
4 Replies 
 1538 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Israel to open fast rail line 30 March
by John_Perkowski  - 
20 Replies 
 10672 Views
 by Train322
 
Texas Hyperloop Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
16 Replies 
 3666 Views
 by ConstanceR46
 
Atlanta Light Rail Streetcar & Beltline Project
by superbad  - 
54 Replies 
 39982 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Any all-room overnight trains left in Western Europe or North America?
by SouthernRailway  - 
13 Replies 
 2414 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Minimum distances for coach travel: why?
by SouthernRailway  - 
2 Replies 
 1639 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Ohio Proposals: Ohio 3C Corridor, All Aboard Ohio, Other
by jonmurr  - 
150 Replies 
 37409 Views
 by gokeefe
 
Germany's DB and ICE trains
by STrRedWolf  - 
11 Replies 
 5882 Views
 by RRspatch
 
Last heavyweight car in regular intercity service?
by SouthernRailway  - 
19 Replies 
 12346 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Louisiana Limited - NYC to NOLA, June 2020
by therudycometh  - 
1 Replies 
 1972 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Pakistani Train Fire
by John_Perkowski  - 
8 Replies 
 3121 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Railway Age passenger train opinion (Now Passenger Train Journal?)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
28 Replies 
 5863 Views
 by djlong
 
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