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    United makes supersonic bet

    United has signed an agreement with a company called Boom Supersonic for up to 50 “Overture” jets, which supposedly will be ready to enter service in 2029.
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    CSX to buy Pan Am Railways Will be interesting if they keep the rights to the Pan Am name or sell it off.
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    Stephen Gardner new Amtrak president

    I'm just gonna leave this right here:
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    Large plane discussion

    To separate the large from the small, I'll add my comments here. The issues of window shades (and the electronic ones on the 787) are an argument that will never fully satisfy everyone. They do save weight, which is important, but practically, they are a compromise between those that want to...
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    Boeing officially ending 747 production

    In an announcement that comes as no surprise to anyone who’s been following the trend of commercial aviation sales over the past few years, Boeing has announced they are officially ending 747 production in 2022. While...
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    NY Times: Anderson out, William Flynn in
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    Amtrak posts white papers on financial performance, revenue/cost allocation I'm sure folks here will have plenty to say.
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    Herb Kelleher (founder of Southwest Airlines) has died Air travel in the US (and much of the world, for that matter) would not be the same without the business model he built.
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    ClubAcela rebranding back to Metropolitan Lounge Basically, all of the NEC lounges are being refreshed or replaced over the next couple of years, and will be returning to the Metropolitan Lounge branding that was replaced with...
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    VIA train collides with Ottawa transit bus
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    Allegiant delays put Amtrak to shame

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    Long-Distance GM named

    Doug Varn has been named General Manager for long-distance services. He has previously served as chief of product planning, general manager for the Auto Train, and vice president of planning in the old Intercity business unit.
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    Cowboys on a train

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    Nebraska Zephyr excursion Chicago-Quincy
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    Wisconsin Talgo Debate As I've mentioned several times on here, the Talgo deal isn't turning out so well for Wisconsin and the Hiawatha service.
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    15 cars, 600 restless riders

    For those keeping an eye out for tonight's train 59 out of CHI, it will have two engines, a baggage, and 15 Superliners. The front half of the train is being turned from inbound train 4, with an extra diner-lounge (to NOL) and five extra coaches (to MEM). Looking at well over 600 people on the...
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    Wisconsin - KRM officially dead It's been on life-support for over 5 years, and despite a strong start and lots of enthusiasm early in the planning stages, it stalled and died.
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    F40/NPCU #406

    It looks like #406 may be on train 851 on Friday.
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    Making fun of VIA Rail

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    In case you missed it last year

    The next round of tie replacement on the UP will be starting up shortly. I forget the dates offhand (I'm thinking the 1st-8th, and 15th-23rd of each month, but it could also be the 8th-15th, and 23rd-end), but the boring, middle-of-nowhere, passing through no towns that matter detour will be...