Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast
Author: Bee bop
Date: 03-14-2019 - 19:31

TopCat Wrote:
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> West Coast used to see regular private varnish
> action on trains 5, 6, 14 as well as 11. In
> addition, there were always several cars stored in
> Oakland Kirham St. yard (Amtrak). We're a year or
> so into the new Amtrak regime of charging through
> the nose for private varnish moves and switching.
> Only car that has been scene on the long distance
> trains is the Patron, which, so the rumors say, is
> owned by someone who can afford the service. But
> there are lots of other owners who have cars
> which were supposed to generate monies to pay for
> maintenance and storage. In addition, there were
> probably a few dozen people who worked these cars.
> How do things stand. Interest in the local cars at
> Oakland and any down in L.A. is specifically why I
> ask.
>
> Can those of you involved in owning, leasing,
> operating, renting, or travelling or working on
> these cars chime in?
>
> Thanks,
> Judy


The owner of the Patron car is a multi billionaire. To say he "can afford it" is an understatement.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast TopCat 03-14-2019 - 16:51
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast John 03-14-2019 - 18:23
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast Bee bop 03-14-2019 - 19:31
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast stash 03-14-2019 - 21:40
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast Carol L Voss 03-14-2019 - 22:49
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast AZebra 03-15-2019 - 14:48
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast Carol L Voss 03-15-2019 - 15:14
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast conductor bill 03-15-2019 - 18:28
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast SPMarketing 03-16-2019 - 09:33
  Re: Current State of Private Varnish Storage and Rental and Leasing Biz on West Coast Private Car Service 03-17-2019 - 04:11


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