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Hillsdale Station Reconstruction
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Metrolink San Bernardino Line Improvements
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Arrow: Redlands - San Bernardino
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EMD F125 Status
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Altamont Corridor Express (ACE)
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San Diego Trolley to UCSD
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Amtrak Capitol Corridor Service
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Metrolink 681 Incident 22-Nov-2019
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Expo Purple Line Incl. Extension: Crenshaw/LAX Westside LRT
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New BBD plant - Pittsburg
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Caltrain Redwood City Sequoia Station
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Retiring BART's Old Railcars
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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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Metrolink Operations (Train Crews) Bidding Open
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LA Metro Blue Line
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CAHSR Federal Funding Cancelled
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Robert S. Korach
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Caltrain and CA HSR Palo Alto Crossing Elimination
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Administration to Claw Back California HSR grants
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LA Metro renaming its lines from colors to letters
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BART, Amtrak exploring possible joint transbay crossing
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Expanded Nor Cal Commuter lines?
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Statewide Rail for California
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Los Angeles Fantasy Rail Maps
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BART: second transbay tube?
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Amtrak stations where 70 mph fast freights run?
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Monterey County Rail Extension Project Salinas to Gilroy
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LA Metro LRV loading gauge
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Metrolink To Purchase New EMD Locomotives
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HSR Overrun
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eBART groundbreaking
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BART to Livermore - Controversy
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Update on New BART Cars from Bombardier
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San Diego MTS red cars to Argentina
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New Orleans cars on F-Market MUNI line
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Caltrain cars not painted
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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
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LA Siemens P2000 LRV Overhaul
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New to the fourm - Quick question
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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)
by mackalex  - 
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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
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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
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1 Replies 
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MUNI's Heritage Weekend
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BART Time limit
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3 Replies 
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Metrolink stations list with distances from LA
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CalTrans Locomotive Roster
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2 Replies 
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Perris Valley LA Metrolink Extension
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15 Replies 
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BARTable hotels in East Bay area?
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4 Replies 
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Metrolink operating contract up for bid
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8 Replies 
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BART failures -- IEEE Spectrum
by farecard  - 
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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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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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BART begins some planning
by lpetrich  - 
6 Replies 
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