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    Anderson replied to the thread Way to cut down losses on long distance trains.

    The issue with BC on the LD trains is that the seat isn't that much better (it's 2-1, but you've got a 2/3 chance of getting a 2 seat...

    Dec 13, 2019 at 12:20 AM
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    Anderson replied to the thread Way to cut down losses on long distance trains.

    On paper that's obvious. In reality: (1) Amtrak is limited to about a 100% variation in fare (that is, if the cheapest ticket for a...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 10:37 AM
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    Anderson replied to the thread NEC Visible Stations (Trivia).

    I think Bridgeport is visible. New Haven is probably arguable (depending on what you count parts of the I-95/I-91 interchange as being...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 10:15 AM
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    Anderson replied to the thread Talgos on the Move for Good!.

    A practical question is whether Talgo's (near-mandatory) service contract negates most or all of the savings vis-a-vis an active tilt...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 9:43 AM
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    Anderson replied to the thread The Pioneer route back in the news.

    Ok, I've got to disagree on the lack of a case existing for all of the other corridors. The Lynchburger, in particular, has often shown...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 10:40 AM
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    Anderson replied to the thread Kalamazoo station's ticket window to close in 2020.

    Well, and Amtrak has made a hash of costs on this end as well...and IIRC there are practical issues with simply replacing Amtrak...

    Dec 8, 2019 at 8:13 PM
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    Anderson replied to the thread Brightline/Virgin Trains Orlando-Miami update Orlando Sentinel 11/21/19.

    I've been down in Orlando and it's really not that bad outside of the construction area. At rush hour, yes, but that's about it on a...

    Dec 8, 2019 at 8:11 PM


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