Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC.
Author: Northern Snowman
Date: 07-07-2018 - 07:46

Joe Cullum Wrote:
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> 1. The reason the Southwest Chief needs to be
> saved, is because the California Zephyr will
> follow (since UP not requiring PTC on the old Rio
> Grande)...
>
> 2. Maybe Congress should force Anderson to
> continue service over non-PTC routes where The FRA
> DOES NOT REQUIRE PTC... I don't think it's a bad
> idea to install PTC over Raton or thru the
> Rockies, BUT give a "three year extension" for
> installation and funding by the States or Feds...
> Anderson wants Amtrak to operate only over PTC...
> I'm not against that, I'm in for safety, but not
> against cuts that will balkanize the system with
> no turning back...
>
> On this basis, if Amtrak cuts the Chief and Zephyr
> with a bus bridge, be still can't get rid of the
> Empire Builder or the Sunset Limited since, all
> those routes have/will guarantee PTC from both
> endpoints...


Different techniques are being used to kill the Builder, Coast Starlight, Sunset Limited, ect. They are all in danger.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. Joe Cullum 07-06-2018 - 22:49
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. Northern Snowman 07-07-2018 - 07:46
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. The Adjustment Bureau 07-07-2018 - 07:59
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. John Hachey 07-07-2018 - 08:04
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. The Adjustment Bureau 07-08-2018 - 16:54
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. Alf Doten 07-07-2018 - 08:14
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. Sgt. Joe Friday 07-07-2018 - 08:35
  Exactly! David Dewey 07-07-2018 - 10:23
  Re: Exactly! Alf Doten 07-07-2018 - 10:52
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. WebDigger 07-07-2018 - 10:39
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. 1stcajon 07-07-2018 - 21:40
  Lobbyist activity 102500 07-08-2018 - 09:16
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. George Andrews 07-08-2018 - 13:37
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. Sgt. Joe Friday 07-08-2018 - 14:22
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. Erik H. 07-08-2018 - 22:04
  Re: Amtrak routes in jeopardy for not having Anderson's mandated PTC. Commenter 07-08-2018 - 23:42


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