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  1. Twin Star Rocket replied to the thread UP Big Boy 4014 excursion: Omaha to Boone IA.

    Link: https://www.uprrmuseum.org/news/2019-museum-special.shtml

    May 21, 2019 at 8:27 PM
  2. Twin Star Rocket posted a new thread.

    Sunset Transcon inaugural packet

    I believe this was in 1993. I had a no-cost invitation to ride coast to coast on the (pre?)inaugural run. I didn't because I had...

    Amtrak Sunset Transcon inaugural packet.jpg

    Forum: Museum of Amtrak Timetables Discussion

    May 21, 2019 at 8:16 PM
  3. Twin Star Rocket replied to the thread UP Big Boy 4014 excursion: Omaha to Boone IA.

    Announced today: UP steam excursion with Big Boy 4014 on July 15th one way from Omaha to Boone IA. (Bus return) Public ticket sales...

    May 21, 2019 at 7:56 PM
  4. Twin Star Rocket replied to the thread Spanish language Amtrak brochures.

    When I first rode the INTER-AMERICAN in 1973, the Amtrak conductors usually carried a NdeM timetable with them.

    May 20, 2019 at 3:27 PM
  5. Twin Star Rocket posted a new thread.

    Spanish language Amtrak brochures

    Here's a photo of one. Any others? I think I have a SUNSET LIMITED schedule in Spanish. Somewhere.

    Sunset Limited brochure Spanish version.jpg

    Forum: Museum of Amtrak Timetables Discussion

    May 20, 2019 at 3:05 PM
  6. Twin Star Rocket posted a new thread.

    Last Intercity 125 from Paddington

    I had no idea they were still in service! https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-48327739

    Forum: Freight, International and Other Rail

    May 20, 2019 at 2:39 PM
  7. Twin Star Rocket attached a file to the thread Great Amtrak trains in the West.

    Here's the brochure cover.

    Great Amtrak trains in the West.jpg May 20, 2019 at 2:34 PM
  8. Twin Star Rocket replied to the thread 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad’s Completion.

    I'll refer you to the Shumla7Ranch Facebook page. It can be viewed by the public without Facebook subscription. The fellow who posts...

    May 20, 2019 at 2:27 PM
  9. Twin Star Rocket replied to the thread 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad’s Completion.

    There was a centennial celebration of the completion of the Sunset Route near Comstock TX in 1983. I have a history published for the...

    May 19, 2019 at 12:31 PM
  10. Twin Star Rocket replied to the thread Sunset losing Diner?.

    The first time I rode the Sunset Limited in the Amtrak era it had an Automat car in the consist in addition to a dining car. That was...

    May 19, 2019 at 12:22 PM
  11. Twin Star Rocket replied to the thread What's the longest vacation you've taken by train?.

    My longest rail trip lasted 88 days in Western Europe using a Eurail pass, Swiss Rail pass, and Britrail pass. That was in 1981. Not...

    May 19, 2019 at 12:05 PM


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