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Redlands Passenger Rail to San Bernandino
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Valley Link Proposal - San Joaquin Feasibility Study
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LA Metro Blue Line
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CAHSR Federal Funding Cancelled
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LA Metro LRV loading gauge
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Siemens MUNI LRV deliveries to start
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BART A & B car ratio
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Metrolink PTC Progress: Question
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Diridon San Jose CA Station Renaming
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Orange light on top center of BART car front
by jackintosh11  - 
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LA Siemens P2000 LRV Overhaul
by tommyboy6181  - 
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History of LA streetcars, Pacific Electric, and their demise
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Muni PCCs
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Pacific Surfliner
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San Francisco & San Jose Originators (Caltrain)
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Railfanning Sprinter and MTS Light Rail
by njtmnrrbuff  - 
1 Replies 
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Proposal to Convert Orange Line BRT to Light Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
6 Replies 
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New CRRC Los Angeles subway cars
by tommyboy6181  - 
0 Replies 
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Senior fares on BART/Muni
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2 Replies 
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Re: Amtrak Quad Cities Service Proposal Chicago - Iowa City
by gokeefe  - 
9 Replies 
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Metrolink to place locos in front of Rotem cab cars for now
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86 Replies 
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LACMTA selects Talgo to refurbish Red Line trains
by tommyboy6181  - 
0 Replies 
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Los Angeles Union Station BEFORE Metrolink
by carajul  - 
1 Replies 
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MUNI's Heritage Weekend
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0 Replies 
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BART Time limit
by jackintosh11  - 
3 Replies 
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Metrolink stations list with distances from LA
by pparalikia  - 
5 Replies 
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CalTrans Locomotive Roster
by UKrailfan  - 
2 Replies 
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Perris Valley LA Metrolink Extension
by lpetrich  - 
15 Replies 
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BARTable hotels in East Bay area?
by TomNelligan  - 
4 Replies 
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Metrolink operating contract up for bid
by Firstout  - 
8 Replies 
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BART failures -- IEEE Spectrum
by farecard  - 
0 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
ACE commuter train derailment in Niles Canyon
by kaitoku  - 
8 Replies 
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MetroRail Gold Line including Extensions
by pennsy  - 
25 Replies 
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Ferry Building
by Tadman  - 
3 Replies 
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NJT cars in LA Union Station
by hi55us  - 
10 Replies 
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BART to Northwest Contra Costa County?
by lpetrich  - 
7 Replies 
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Metrolink Derailment at Oxnard, CA
by Tom6921  - 
22 Replies 
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BART seats replaced, floors next
by lpetrich  - 
11 Replies 
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First Hyundai Rotem coaches discharge at LB - video
by pjw1967  - 
0 Replies 
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BART physical railroad connections
by theseaandalifesaver  - 
11 Replies 
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NCTD Sprinter suspends service
by kaitoku  - 
5 Replies 
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 by dowlingm
 
San Diego U2 cars in Argentina
by Paul1705  - 
8 Replies 
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Metrolink's leased ex GO F59PHs
by Tom6921  - 
2 Replies 
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San Diego Buffing
by MBTA F40PH-2C 1050  - 
3 Replies 
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