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[Amtrak trip] 24h in Houston (2)

After the quite interesting first day in Houston, I was excited to discover more attractions of the city. I started the day by putting on my proud dark-pink NASA t-shirt that I purchased the day before. 1,166 more words

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Historical Overview Of How We Got Here: Identifying Trends-Errors, Mistakes, Bad Decisions, Inappropriate  Leadership
The Second Decade-1980s

Rail Provocateur (M.E. Singer)

As with the first part to this series pertaining to the 1970s, the intent here is not to be merely list items by chronological  dates, but rather, to identify and interpret by decade the issues and trends that would aggregate to explain why Amtrak is at the bumper post today. 1,355 more words


Waiting At The Amtrak Station

Another month in the Florida Keys comes to an end and I’m waiting once again at the Amtrak again. It’s time to go home to Pennsylvania for a month. 397 more words

Life's Lessons


Two stops along Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner route are now highlighted on a regional website promoting the Missouri River region of the “Show Me State”. The… 157 more words


Amtrak Engineer Pleads Not Guilty to Fatally Shooting 2 Homeless Men at Pomona Train Station

An Amtrak train engineer who called police on Sunday to say he might have been involved in a shooting has been charged with murder in the deaths of two homeless men whose bodies were found on the platform of the Pomona train station, authorities said. 61 more words

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Getting Fast Rail Passenger Service In California before High Speed Rail

By Noel T. Braymer

I found several interesting points in the 2018 California High Speed Rail Business Plan which I’ve recently went through again. One point which I support was the report from the California High Speed Rail Peer Review Group. 994 more words