Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal
Author: les
Date: 09-08-2019 - 19:54

I guess reasonable would be something that would be fast enough to take the sting out of driving especially in the winter (a lot of auto accidents along here in the winter). It would have to go through the Pullman-Moscow area to pick up students so the Northern Pacific line would have to suffice. However this option sounds like quite a project.

Thanks for the feedback.

Erik H. Wrote:
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> les Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Hey Johnm, you seem like the person to ask.
> Would it be possible to get a commuter run from
> > Lewiston to Pullman-Spokane with a "reasonable"
> effort?
>
> Define "reasonable".
>
> If you've driven U.S. 95 north of Lewiston, you
> know there's no way a train can go that way, so
> any train from Lewiston to Pullman will have to
> use the former Northern Pacific line east of
> Lewiston to Juliaetta, Kendrick, Troy, then back
> through Moscow to Pullman. Not only is that line
> long abandoned (and partially a bike path) but
> most definitely not suitable for passenger service
> beyond a tourist train.
>
> The other option is west from Lewiston along the
> Snake River to Ayer then north on the UP to
> Spokane, completely bypassing Pullman and Moscow,
> and going through nowhere to get there while
> taking twice the distance on a much slower route.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Lewiston, Idaho track removal out west 09-06-2019 - 19:57
  Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal Johnm 09-06-2019 - 22:53
  Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal out west 09-07-2019 - 19:45
  Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal les 09-08-2019 - 15:40
  Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal Erik H. 09-08-2019 - 18:11
  Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal les 09-08-2019 - 19:54
  Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal Erik H. 09-09-2019 - 11:29
  Re: Lewiston, Idaho track removal -- not unused. Ross Hall 09-09-2019 - 12:58


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