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  1. jiml replied to the thread What would you add?.

    I'm a big Pioneer/Desert Wind fan (still have the ballcap and shirt from the latter), so find this discussion of restoring either or...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 1:29 PM
  2. jiml replied to the thread Very minor annoyance (re platform access).

    I spent two weeks last summer riding DB trains and got quite familiar with their system. As pointed out in the previous post though, it...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 2:46 PM
  3. jiml replied to the thread A Modest Proposal.

    I was simply referring to the Palmetto - not the system as a whole.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 2:39 PM
  4. jiml liked jis's post in the thread A Modest Proposal.

    And the Silver Palm really was an extended Palmetto which lasted a few years. Palmetto overall has existed much much longer than the...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 2:37 PM
  5. jiml replied to the thread Auto Train Expansion/Changes?.

    The current Auto Train seems to be working, although I've never really understood what keeps it viable from May to October. My thought...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 2:02 PM
  6. jiml replied to the thread A Modest Proposal.

    Is the Palmetto not the truncated former Silver Palm, which used to run to Florida with sleepers, etc.? If it was cut back to save...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 1:31 PM
  7. jiml replied to the thread Canada Coast-to-Coast.

    I should add, thoroughly enjoyed your entire report.

    Sep 14, 2019 at 10:23 PM
  8. jiml replied to the thread Canada Coast-to-Coast.

    Thanks for the update on both items - I was just curious. While a locomotive change usually takes place on the Adirondack, the P-32's...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  9. jiml replied to the thread Canada Coast-to-Coast.

    That's quite a book you've written! I'm only about half-way through, but thought I'd drop a couple of questions on you before I forget....

    Sep 14, 2019 at 8:54 PM
  10. jiml replied to the thread Auto Train Expansion/Changes?.

    It's always fun spending other people's money.

    Sep 14, 2019 at 6:20 PM
  11. jiml liked jis's post in the thread Montreal customs station.

    This is the latest that is known: https://vtdigger.org/2019/08/15/preclearance-issues-extend-wait-for-rail-service-to-montreal/ Since...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 3:36 PM
  12. jiml replied to the thread Auto Train Expansion/Changes?.

    Understood. An upstate train would also have to build in a NJ stop in proximity to NYC to add that market, which would underscore your...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 2:41 PM
  13. jiml replied to the thread Auto Train Expansion/Changes?.

    A NJ/NY State Auto Train would be attractive to a large contingent of snowbirds not previously considered - Canadians. A very large...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 1:50 PM
  14. jiml replied to the thread More Diners Cut effective October 1.

    With the presentation improved significantly, and perhaps the addition of some soup, salad or sandwich choices at lunchtime, it might...

    Sep 14, 2019 at 1:30 PM
  15. jiml replied to the thread Contemporary Dining for Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited.

    Well I guess that's one positive.

    Sep 13, 2019 at 6:22 PM
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