Speed up the SW Chief
Author: Mike Ronning
Date: 07-09-2019 - 21:35

Trains 3 and 4, the Southwest Chief, run on a former Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe line, which is ATS equipped most of the way from Barstow, CA to Chicago, IL. The Chief can go to 110MPH and save 3 hours BAR-CHI (resulting in the arrival in CHI being 1:15P instead of the current 4:15P, and its LAX arrival being 5:40A instead of the present 8:40A. Metrolink wants to increase LAX-SAN from 79/90 MPH to 110MPH SAN-LAX. San Bernardino County was talking about speeding up Barstow to Needles to 90MPH with dual control and getting the existing ATS upgraded to 110MPH..



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Speed up the SW Chief Mike Ronning 07-09-2019 - 21:35
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief Mark 07-09-2019 - 21:40
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief Roscoe 07-10-2019 - 08:56
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief Lost Cat 07-10-2019 - 09:14
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief JOHN 07-10-2019 - 10:29
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief Mark 07-10-2019 - 12:18
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief I'm a wheel watcher 07-10-2019 - 13:00
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief MikeRonning 07-10-2019 - 21:06
  Re: Speed up the SW Chief- As heard on TO? Yeah well.....? BOB2 07-11-2019 - 09:59


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