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    Nominees for Amtrak BOD

    So let me get this straight - it's OK to talk politics here but not make jokes?
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    IL Siemens Venture Car Interior

    Looks good! Thanks for finding these.
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    Amtrak Line Plans FY20-25 Released

    Here's the post: Nashville to Atlanta line
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    Amtrak Line Plans FY20-25 Released

    Glenview didn't want an additional siding if I remember right.
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    Amtrak Line Plans FY20-25 Released

    That wasn't it, it was definitely Nashville Chattanooga (maybe Atlanta). I'd have to search for the thread.
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    Sumitomo/Siemens Contract for 137 Cars (former bi-levels)

    Looking forward to seeing these in service!
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    Boeing officially ending 747 production

    I remember reading recently (after obsessive watching of Pan Am makes the going great commercials) that the 747 struggled at first (or rather, the airlines did) due to a too large increase in passenger space and a recession which cut into transatlantic travel. I know I've been on a 747, but...
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    Amtrak Customer Service Agents

    Does Mr. Jones have an English accent?
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    Amtrak Line Plans FY20-25 Released

    I thought I'd seen something about Quad Cities service coming online sooner (maybe once the Siemens cars start to arrive)? So nothing about that mythical Tennessee service someone from a freight posted about a while back? They said that they were told Amtrak would be using their route, iirc...
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    New head of operations at NS

    Sanborn created fire/insurance maps for many years. Very useful for looking up old properties and the like - to see if they existed in such and such year or the footprint of a house at such and such a time. Sanborn Maps - Wikipedia (overview) Search results from Sanborn Maps, Available...
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    New head of operations at NS

    Is she from fire map royalty as well?
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    Brightline takes over XPress West!

    Here's my question: are they actually planning on 200 Mph running or is that just an eventual aspiration?
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    CZ Modified Trip (8/29) - Departure out of DEN shifted

    Could it be signalling will be one direction only?
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    Sumitomo/Siemens Contract for 137 Cars (former bi-levels)

    Thanks! Nice looking - sleek and modern. Will be good for business.
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