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I’ve spoken before on the blog about¬†how much I love trains, and specifically¬†steam trains

I’m not sure where this fascination comes from, but I do know that last weekend, en route to… 453 more words


Just the Ticket*

In which I buy two train tickets, and am reminded about financial responsibility.

Background: I’m flying into London, not Paris, because it was the only way to book extra luggage from NZ to Europe. 624 more words


The Ride.

On my way home and I decided to sit in the very last cart on the train..it’s empty and surprisingly, very clean. I’ve always thought “bad things” happened in this cart….well, the ride hasn’t started yet so, I guess we’ll see. 164 more words


Bozo TexWHO? Who is the Whistle Blower?

Anyone who pays attention to train cars rolling by long enough will soon not only notice all of the graffiti, from amazing art pieces to crappy spray painted names. 330 more words

Freight Trains

Will Bullet Train Increase Rivalry Between Dallas and Houston?

The bullet train is fast as lightning and would connect Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes or less, traveling at 205 miles per hour.


Frame Your Train photography competition

I’m a judge on the First Great Western Frame Your Train photography competition. We’re looking for great views taken through the windows of First Great Western trains. 251 more words


Vacation 2014: Trains, Planes, and Automobiles. Also, a half-marathon and lots of water.

Hello, gentle readers. Fear not. This blog has not gone away and my endeavor to write essays based on my interactions with Chattanoogans continues. I went Internet Missing for most of July for a worthwhile and pleasant reason – I travelled across the country by train. 292 more words