Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service
Author: Erik H.
Date: 05-19-2017 - 15:17

Snips Wrote:
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> Spoken like a true bus driver. Sour grapes much? I
> guess the train crews never have "conditions
> outside of their conrol." Like a schedule with 9
> minutes for a mandatory fra brake test. Lest we
> also forget, this is a single track rr and that
> time might also be spent waiting for an opposing
> train...Also, there are no "bus drivers working
> for the same transit agency." SMART doesn't have
> any buses.

You should check out WES a bit up north. Basically same kind of operation.

> "that time might also be spent waiting for an opposing train"

Or, a good dispatcher would hold the freight train beyond the commuter rail limits, and run the freight train behind the commuter train...but...maybe the "sour grapes" comes from the Union Pacific trained dispatcher.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Sounder 05-17-2017 - 21:48
  The official SMART schedule Margaret (SP fan) 05-18-2017 - 00:22
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service synonymouse 05-18-2017 - 09:42
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Art Carney 05-18-2017 - 16:06
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Erik H. 05-18-2017 - 16:29
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Cprr 05-19-2017 - 09:38
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Snips 05-19-2017 - 09:55
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Craig Tambo 05-19-2017 - 16:35
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Craig Tambo 05-19-2017 - 16:37
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Ex-Marinite 05-19-2017 - 22:41
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Snips 05-19-2017 - 09:48
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Erik H. 05-19-2017 - 15:17
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Snips 05-19-2017 - 19:12
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service LloydChristmas 05-20-2017 - 00:00
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service mook 05-20-2017 - 10:57
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service Max Wyss 05-20-2017 - 15:52
  Re: IJ Article on "Major Gaps" in SMART Service LloydChristmas 05-20-2017 - 18:40


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