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  1. Pere Flyer liked neroden's post in the thread Boston MBTA: Why not EMUs or at least electric locomotives?.

    The line priorities make sense. Electrification gives the biggest benefits with closely spaced stops, where the accel/decel profile can...

    Nov 13, 2019 at 4:24 AM
  2. Pere Flyer liked Palmetto's post in the thread Boston MBTA: Why not EMUs or at least electric locomotives?.

    Having grown up there, the Reading/Haverhill Line has much closer stops at least until Reading. There are three in Melrose alone.

    Nov 13, 2019 at 4:24 AM
  3. Pere Flyer liked SarahZ's post in the thread Chicago.

    This is getting completely off-topic, but here you go. Lafayette has a more old-school atmosphere, with tile walls and turquoise paint,...

    QZDSJih.jpg Nov 12, 2019 at 8:45 PM
  4. Pere Flyer replied to the thread Brightline/Virgin Trains (FEC) Update.

    It also sounds like a good reason for Tri-Rail to convert to high level equipment. This situation demonstrates the difference between...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 8:43 PM
  5. Pere Flyer liked jis's post in the thread Brightline/Virgin Trains (FEC) Update.

    It is not Brightline expansion, it is the very existence of Brightline and the underlying contracts between FECR and Brightline that...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 8:29 PM
  6. Pere Flyer liked Richie Allen's post in the thread Who in the world are you?.

    I'm 63, and a community mental health case manager. I live in a small rural community along the Columbia River in WA state. Love all...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 3:07 AM
  7. Pere Flyer liked drdumont's post in the thread Who in the world are you?.

    Back in the Pleistocene era, when Radio and TV used Thermionic FETs, those hot glowing bottles called vacuum tubes, I was a Senior in...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 3:05 AM
  8. Pere Flyer liked Rover's post in the thread DART Cotton Belt from DFW to Plano.

    Build it, and they will come. Growth projections for N Texas are big.

    Nov 12, 2019 at 3:01 AM
  9. Pere Flyer liked jebr's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    Here in St. Paul, Union Depot is a bit easier to get to (20 minute train ride vs. either 45 minute bus + train or 1 hour train + train.)...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 3:00 AM
  10. Pere Flyer liked pennyk's post in the thread Why trains instead of planes for long distance?.

    I live between 2 stations (ORL and WPK) and have walked to both, although my walk to WPK was without luggage. When departing, I...

    Nov 12, 2019 at 2:58 AM
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