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    People stealing off of freights in Los Angeles

    Just a side thought - the Railroad could move its switching yard out to the desert boondocks instead of having in right in the "HOOD" that is the neighborhood of criminal activity.
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    Shooting onboard Amtrak in Lees Summit, MO

    If you call 911 from a land based phone the operator knows the location of that phone even if you hang up and can send the aid necessary to that location address - common for 911 hang up calls are children playing with the phone which results in the police or sheriff to make a check on what...
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    Shooting onboard Amtrak in Lees Summit, MO

    Possible call 911 - DON'T HANG-UP - leave an open line - talk (whisper) any information Train # location car # and time permitting state the nature of the emergency - don't hang-up end the call ! The 911 Operator will take it from there - don't hang-up cell phones need to have an open line...
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    Amtrak cancellations (Dec. 2021 - 1Q2022)

    EB trains 8/15 & 7/15 are on the Track Your Train map; Track Your Train Map | Amtrak 28 was there also until it arrived at Spokane Glad to see the activity on the northern tier across cold country USA
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    What's the latest with 8/28? Weather, equipment, staff and other disruptions

    Was briefly on Track a Train and then went off into a website snow bank fog disappeared - noted passed through MSP about 9 am (yesterday/14) about an hour late - making up a little time - - - Now awaiting the schedule - EB trains 7 & 8 resuming next week. Beautiful scenic winter weather and COLD
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    Rocky Mountaineer in the Colorado Rockies

    What is this ? N-I-M-B-Y to the "Nth" degree What part of transportation at a central transportation point is not understood ? Trains buses light rail metro rail all connecting at one location instead of out in the boondocks like the airport DIA Or should it be all trains will be on the north...
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    Cessna crashes onto tracks; struck by Metrolink train

    Deleted - - - Maybe sort of like having a "RED PHONE" to call to avoid a nuclear global warming melt-down.
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    What's the latest with 8/28? Weather, equipment, staff and other disruptions

    You must have meant EB train #8/13 - current location near Staples MN next stop St. Cloud about 2 hours late in progress from schedule.
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    Cessna crashes onto tracks; struck by Metrolink train

    MATH - 60 mph is a mile a minute - 5 miles covered in 5 minutes with no speed adjustment With more than a mile long coal and grain trains and the modular and mix bag freights I have often it heard - A train of that length weight and kinetic movement takes a mile to stop without derailing...
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    Cessna crashes onto tracks; struck by Metrolink train

    Officers pull pilot from crashed plane seconds before train slams into it (nbcnews.com) Whiteman Airport: Google Maps It happened right next door to a police station - Police had time to stop traffic and put out TAPE "Do Not Cross - Police Scene" - Reported that First Responders (police) had...
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    Rocky Mountaineer in the Colorado Rockies

    Jokingly you must mean an outhouse next to a MOW service block unit ! LOL ! On a serious note - not finding much except for - - - Research: Train To Moab Utah Rail Service - AllTrips (allmoab.com) LINK to interesting photos in and near Moab: old train station moab utah - Bing images UP...
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    Cessna crashes onto tracks; struck by Metrolink train

    One brief clip out of the video shows the train operators cab window smashed - other wise the usual dings of hitting an immoveable object with an irresistible force - - - Did not seen any commentary about how far down the track the train stopped to access what happen ? WOW this was something...
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    Rocky Mountaineer in the Colorado Rockies

    Did some ask for the Google genie ? Old Train Depot ? - no structure or platform seen ? Google Map reference (in center of image) Zoom for more or less detail - Moab pan down and slightly right of center: Google Maps Interesting to note there is no where to wye a train - if RM is using 1...
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    What's the latest with 8/28? Weather, equipment, staff and other disruptions

    But IMHO, unless they're really short of crews, Amtrak should operate a corridor train (more Horizons and Amfleets than Superliners, smaller crews needed) between Chicago and St. Paul rather than completely canceling the trains. Yes Amtrak could do just that and not have a full train Superliner...
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    Rocky Mountaineer in the Colorado Rockies

    RM Link: Login (rockymountaineer.com) Register log-in browse around Colorado-Utah (Denver-Moab) look for RED ROCKS Train leaves Denver (station location is issue presently) Overnight at Glenwood Springs and terminus at Moab Various options available Returns via same route - overnight at...
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    What's the latest with 8/28? Weather, equipment, staff and other disruptions

    Looking at: Track Your Train Map | Amtrak No EB traffic anywhere - pretty bleak picture - rain and snow and dark of night - mudslides freight derailments - and this shiver me timbers weather ! Places where a bus bridge alternative will not work. A real mess in the Pacific northwest. And then...
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    More Positive News 2nd Train MSP-CHI

    Ya - too many NIMBY factors - and the political types want the money back in their pocket or spent somewhere else. As for those newspapers it is a dying media - half the newspaper print of a few years back - the St.Paul PP is printed by Mpls S&T Several smaller local newsprint papers have...
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    More Positive News 2nd Train MSP-CHI

    Recent article MSP Star-Tribune newspaper: Rail agreement could fast-track second Amtrak train from St. Paul to Chicago - StarTribune.com 2nd Train would be a combined EB and Hiawatha serving MSP-RDW-WIN-LSE-TOH-WDL-POG-CBS-MKE-MKA-SVT-GLN-CHI Adding MKA Milwaukee Airport stop and SVT...
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    Measuring the Ventilation in Amtrak Superliner Sleepers

    Yeah - Amtrak installed one of the dem 8-trak player machines or maybe it was one of those cassette things - What's this USB thingy thumb-drive ?
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    Amtrak cancellations (Dec. 2021 - 1Q2022)

    Consolation prize to airports --- NO GRAFFITI - Unlike railroads - airports are an entirely controlled zone - you don't see any graffiti on airplanes ground equipment or buildings. Now as for RAIN and WEATHER well that is whole nother thing ! And civilize way (travel) YES no seat belts can get...
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