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  1. Willbridge liked rickycourtney's post in the thread Talgos on the Move for Good!.

    Wisconsin Public Radio has posted a video of the trains on the move. Interestingly the lights are on in some, but not all, of the cars....

    Dec 11, 2019 at 2:45 AM
  2. Willbridge liked rickycourtney's post in the thread Talgos on the Move for Good!.

    It appears almost certain that the trainsets are going to the Pacific Northwest. On Monday, a Talgo spokeswoman told Trains, "Talgo is...

    Dec 11, 2019 at 2:42 AM
  3. Willbridge liked fairviewroad's post in the thread Why is the Cascades Service so Chopped Up?.

    There was no through train prior to the Dupont incident, either. The number of trainsets is not the reason for a lack of a through...

    Dec 11, 2019 at 2:37 AM
  4. Willbridge replied to the thread Amtrak to Colorado Springs?.

    Early in the 1970's Amtrak discussed a route concept that would have had a train running CHI-OMA-DEN-ABQ-LAX and another running...

    Dec 10, 2019 at 1:53 AM
  5. Willbridge liked neroden's post in the thread Why is the Cascades Service so Chopped Up?.

    Government debt denominated in government-issued currency is not really debt (it never has to be repaid) -- it is actually money. T...

    Dec 9, 2019 at 1:11 AM
  6. Willbridge replied to the thread The Pioneer route back in the news.

    Oregon DOT has published Central & Eastern Oregon Station Report, 2019 edition, which has much useful info, while taking no position on...

    Dec 7, 2019
  7. Willbridge replied to the thread Amtrak to Colorado Springs?.

    You've seen the most difficult part, aside from DUS access. Volume is down, but use of main line tracks for sidings continues.

    Dec 7, 2019
  8. Willbridge replied to the thread Anderson on NPR.

    I've been through this with bus, trolley coach and LRT costs in two countries -- all simpler than railway costing. All share one thing...

    Dec 7, 2019
  9. Willbridge liked west point's post in the thread Anderson on NPR.

    Allocated costs and avoidable is a rabbit hole that Amtrak and Anderson has not fully understood. In the airline business allocated...

    Dec 7, 2019
  10. Willbridge liked neroden's post in the thread Anderson on NPR.

    Anderson is making a big hoo-hah about Congress mandating that they break even on F&B (which was mandated long before he took over) and...

    Dec 7, 2019
  11. Willbridge liked fairviewroad's post in the thread Anderson on NPR.

    In FY2018, just 2,006 Amtrak passengers used the North Philadelphia station and just 3,673 Amtrak passengers used the Cornwells Heights...

    Dec 7, 2019
  12. Willbridge replied to the thread Anderson on NPR.

    Surely you've seen or read Murder On the Orient Express? There is a whole lounge car full of suspects.

    Dec 7, 2019
  13. Willbridge liked jis's post in the thread Talgos on the Move for Good!.

    NTSB certainly lost a lot of credibility on the railroad side of its activities in its sorry performance after the Cascade accident....

    Dec 7, 2019
  14. Willbridge liked DSS&A's post in the thread Talgos on the Move for Good!.

    I agree that the Talgo formal request for reconsideration was very informative and provided significant facts and history about how the...

    Dec 7, 2019
  15. Willbridge liked cocojacoby's post in the thread Talgos on the Move for Good!.

    There are reports that the Talgos are on the move today to Milwaukee for some work and then FINALLY off to the Pacific Northwest for...

    Dec 7, 2019


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