Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward
Author: HUTCH 7.62
Date: 01-12-2018 - 10:06

J Mann Wrote:
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> Extendeing ACE service to Ceres makes alot of
> sense. Giving service to commuters from Modesto,
> Ripon and Manteca seems like a logical next step
> for them. It's too bad that most of the plans
> require a change of trains at Lathrop. With push
> pull operations it seems like it would be easy to
> couple a train onto the back of another or split
> it off going the other way. The NWP did that back
> in the old days for trains going onto the Mill
> Valley branch.
>
> It's also great for the PLA/Niles Canyon Railway
> that ACEforward is being tabled. I have thought
> that the focus on Niles Canyon as being a choke
> point is dumb. How long does it take ACE trains
> to tranverse Niles Canyon? 15 minutes? It seemed
> like the best part of the plan was the connection
> between the old WP and SP tracks in Hayward so
> that UP freights would switch over to the WP
> tracks through Niles. That would eliminate most
> of the freights from the Mulford and Centerville
> line. Seems like that would be one of the best
> bangs for the buck.

Never understood why the UP moved trains of the old WP through Hayward in the first place.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  SJRRC Abandons ACEForward R Ruiz 01-11-2018 - 22:24
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward J Mann 01-12-2018 - 09:04
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward HUTCH 7.62 01-12-2018 - 10:06
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward Transportation Planner 01-12-2018 - 12:44
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward R Ruiz 01-12-2018 - 14:19
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward Transportation Planner 01-12-2018 - 15:17
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward Salty 01-12-2018 - 15:47
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward Espee99 01-12-2018 - 16:48
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward Transportation Planner 01-12-2018 - 17:29
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward Transportation Planner 01-12-2018 - 17:53
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward Clem 01-12-2018 - 18:21
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward - CCJPA Plan Espee99 01-12-2018 - 18:52
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward - CCJPA Plan ron 01-12-2018 - 19:32
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward - CCJPA Plan john 01-12-2018 - 20:14
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward - CCJPA Plan Todd 01-12-2018 - 21:15
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward - CCJPA Plan pedo viejo 01-13-2018 - 08:32
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward - CCJPA Plan Ed Workman 01-13-2018 - 16:10
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward - CCJPA Plan Al Stangenberger 01-13-2018 - 21:40
  Re: SJRRC Abandons ACEForward synonymouse 01-13-2018 - 19:03


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