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Amtrak and Intercity Passenger Rail Initiatives

  1. Amtrak Mileage Tally

Discuss Amtrak, as well as other topics dealing with intercity rail travel in the U.S.A. including High-Speed Rail. The Alaska Railroad is the USA's other intercity carrier, not affiliated with Amtrak.

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Amtrak Cascades 501 derails... - last post by EvergreenRailfan

Commuter Trains

Discuss commuter train travel in the United States

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Metrolink train vs 2 people... - last post by KevinKorell

Non-U.S. Passenger Trains

  1. Passenger Trains in Canada,
  2. Passenger Trains in Latin America,
  3. Passenger Trains in Europe,
  4. Passenger Trains in Asia,
  5. Passenger Trains in Africa,
  6. Passenger Trains in Australia & New Zealand

Discuss all modes of rail travel in countries other than the U.S.A. This forum is split into subforums for Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia & New Zealand. Continue to post any international items of general interest in this parent forum.

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CP Rail strike could idle t... - last post by KevinKorell

Passenger Associations

Information from and about rail passenger associations, such as NARP and its regional affiliates.

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The Passenger's Voice/A... - last post by Sloan

Rail Transit

Discuss Rail Transit in the United States, including light rail, heavy rail (subways), monorails, people movers, inclines

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MD MTA Light RailLink Track... - last post by CNJRoss

Train Stations and Transit Oriented Developments

This forum is for discussion of train stations, whether they are served by intercity trains, commuter trains, or rail transit. In addition, we can also talk here about Transit Oriented Developments (TOD)'s.

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CTrail Hartford Line - Meri... - last post by KevinKorell

Trip Reports

Discuss your plans for a future rail trip, or report on your travels when you return.

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Disappointing Coast Starlig... - last post by Lightning

OTOL Rail Fests

  1. New York Area RailFest 2018,
  2. Louisiana-Texas RailFest 2018

This forum is for discussion of any very recent rail fests or those to be held in the near future. The subforums for each fest will remain here until the trip report is completed, at which time they will be moved to the Archives.

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LTRF Amtrak trips - last post by BillMagee

Miscellaneous Travel Items

Discuss train travel items that do not pertain to the other forums in this section. This is also open to any non-rail forms of transporation that may have pertinance to rail.

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Bridge malfunction affects... - last post by KevinKorell