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

    That is one of the reasons I said that the prices need revising. When you can ride coach for @ $150 why should a sleeper cost over $600...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 10:52 PM
  2. Qapla replied to the thread Way to cut down losses on long distance trains.

    How much does adding a car to the consist reduce the mileage of the engine puling the load? How much does adding another sleeper car add...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 8:42 PM
  3. Qapla replied to the thread The Amtrak Coca-Cola train.

    Although I prefer Pepsi - I like this and would love to see it in person ... but, since it is an electric it will not make it on either...

    Dec 12, 2019 at 6:44 PM
  4. Qapla replied to the thread Superliners in need of deep cleaning.

    Not only does the carpet help reduce noise ... it is also less "slippery", especially in wet weather, than a hard surface is.

    Dec 11, 2019 at 1:51 PM
  5. Qapla replied to the thread Will I Fit in Amtrak seats Next to someone ?.

    The Silver Star in definately not a regional train and uses Amfleet II coaches.

    Dec 10, 2019 at 2:38 AM
  6. Qapla replied to the thread Will I Fit in Amtrak seats Next to someone ?.

    It depends a lot on what YOU call comfortable. There is a big difference in a 340 pound man who stands 6'5" and one who stands 5'6" -...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 2:21 AM
  7. Qapla replied to the thread Brightline/Virgin Trains Orlando-Miami update Orlando Sentinel 11/21/19.

    Disney could do a lot of things ... they seem to get permission to do almost anything they want while other companies get tied up in red...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 12:11 AM
  8. Qapla replied to the thread Amtrak to Colorado Springs?.

    I'd love to see some really good BBQ on the trains ........ Oh - you said "ABQ" ... not "BBQ" :confused:

    Dec 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM
  9. Qapla replied to the thread Brightline/Virgin Trains Orlando-Miami update Orlando Sentinel 11/21/19.

    My brother drives to and between Tampa and Orlando several times a week ... some of this is done during the daytime traffic hours and...

    Dec 8, 2019 at 9:49 PM


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