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Old 02-09-2017, 06:55 AM   #481
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Re: Amtrak's $117 Billion Plan For High Speed Travel

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Just saw a sweet Acela commercial. An aerial view with Manhattan in the background...Can't find it on the internet yet.
When you do find it, it'd be super in the Amtrak / Regional Rail Discussion Thread thread, (for discussing today's Acela, Northeast Regional, Vermonter, NHHS Shuttle, and Downeaster and stuff that was in Deval Patricks' big package (BOS-SPG, and New Haven - Greenfield)), which could use the love.
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Old 02-10-2017, 05:28 PM   #482
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An Amtrak train had suffered a sudden loss of power this morning while enroute from Philly to Penn Station & South Station in Boston.

"My feet were numb!", said a woman who was one of the many passengers that became STUCK ON A POWERLESS Amtrak train which had lost its juice on one of the most brutally cold days this winter.

She went to sleep, but when she woke up, she and the others were bone-rattling cold!, as the warmth from the heat was not on at all.


https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/20...ZVL/story.html
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Old 02-10-2017, 05:31 PM   #483
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An Amtrak train had suffered a sudden loss of power while enroute from Philly to Penn Station & South Station in Boston.
This should be in (and maybe mods will move it?) to the Amtrak / Regional Rail Discussion Thread thread, (for discussing today's Acela, Northeast Regional, Vermonter, NHHS Shuttle, and Downeaster
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Old 02-10-2017, 05:34 PM   #484
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There are several threads about Amtrak.

Maybe some of them can be combined to make them look neater.
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Old 02-13-2017, 05:00 PM   #485
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There are several threads about Amtrak.

Maybe some of them can be combined to make them look neater.
I see no need for combining. I think the distinction between planning (this thread) and operations (the other thread) is a helpful distinction. I would, however, retitle them:
HSR Rail Planning (Amtrak NEC Future) (This thread) is about re-making / rebuilding the Northeast Corridor (a far-future planning topic focused on BOS-NYC-WAS) It focuses on actual track-laying and network planning.
Amtrak Far-Future Plans (this thread), currently titled for its headline project
Amtrak's $117 Billion Plan For High Speed Travel

Amtrak / Regional Rail MA, CT, RI, VT, ME, NH[
To focus on the nuts and bolts of current and near-future ops on all passenger lines in New England, which tend to be Amtrak operated but would include RIDOT, Western Mass (MA EOT), & Shore Line (CDOT)
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Old 02-13-2017, 09:36 PM   #486
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It's just sad, so sad, that we won't see trains going THIS fast here! Of course this was edited & sped up to make the trains LOOK like they were going that fast. Hah!



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Old 02-24-2017, 01:50 PM   #487
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Really cool program on Nova this week.

S44 E6 "Why Trains Crash," playing fright now on GBH World, and at 8pm tomorrow,
and multiple times on Sunday.
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Old 02-24-2017, 10:26 PM   #488
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^Just caught that program tonight.
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What network is it on?
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Old 02-25-2017, 10:35 AM   #490
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What network is it on?
8pm/2am tonight WGBX,
1:30am tonight WGBH,
12:30pm tomorrow WENH.
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Thanks!
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At risk of bumping for useless information, I thought this was a pretty cool snip to look at high speed rail....
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2017...-train-network
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