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RichieRich

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They're on for the whole trip (which can start and end at any time unless there's on-time depart/arrival). Our 4:30 departure from SFA was 11:00PM on occasion. LOL and sometimes...NO departure at all!!! There is no crew change (except for engineer) as the one and only 15 minute stop in Florence, SC is for that purpose (and water). There are 6 crews...they work 3 contiguous runs. Shuttled to the Comfort Inn to rest between arrival & departure. They live on either end. I've gone from monthly to cold turkey as of March!!! No "departure" in sight! I miss it.
 

ET2020

Service Attendant
Joined
Jan 28, 2020
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Location
Maryland
They're on for the whole trip (which can start and end at any time unless there's on-time depart/arrival). Our 4:30 departure from SFA was 11:00PM on occasion. LOL and sometimes...NO departure at all!!! There is no crew change (except for engineer) as the one and only 15 minute stop in Florence, SC is for that purpose (and water). There are 6 crews...they work 3 contiguous runs. Shuttled to the Comfort Inn to rest between arrival & departure. They live on either end. I've gone from monthly to cold turkey as of March!!! No "departure" in sight! I miss it.
Great info. - Thanks!
Yeah - I'm guessing ridership is still way down-
It's amazing to me that they continue daily operations, and haven't moved to 3 or 4 R/Ts per week.
I'm still booked and counting down to January 2021 🤞
Maybe I'll see you onboard one day in the future:)
 
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