Re: Good article on CAHSR starting diesel first on Merced-Bakersfield
Author: or maybe
Date: 10-13-2021 - 15:26

Or could diesel south to Fresno instead of Merced. Then electric from Fresno to Palmdale.
Then Virgin could run electrics from LV to Fresno, Palmdale and Rancho Cucamonga. No need for CAHSR to buy or run electrics until 1999+100.






Incremental Common Sense Wrote:
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> Of course Mouse babbles nonsense.
>
> Of course the CAHSR grifters insists it is better
> to string wires Merced-Bakersfield and force
> everyone to change trains in Merced, rather than
> riding a through Bakersfield-Oakland/Sacramento
> diesel service.
>
> The proposal is to start out with diesel service
> and electrification would happen in a later stage
> once funds are acquired. Maybe not until
> Bakersfield-LA is added.
>
> 125 mph to begin. 200 mph later. A reasonable
> compromise. True HSR would save 40 minutes Merced
> to Bakersfield Changing trains in Merced will eat
> up 10 to 15 minutes of that. Moving disabled and
> elderly passengers and those with luggage takes
> time. And schedule padding coming off the shared
> freight tracks southbound. Not worth all the
> extra billions until you can electrify to the Bay
> Area or LA.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  PalmdaleDieselRail? a 10-13-2021 - 10:50
  Good article on CAHSR starting diesel first on Merced-Bakersfield Incremental Common Sense 10-13-2021 - 13:45
  Re: Good article on CAHSR starting diesel first on Merced-Bakersfield or maybe 10-13-2021 - 15:26
  Re: Good article on CAHSR starting diesel first on Merced-Bakersfield relentlesscactus 10-13-2021 - 15:52
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? a 10-13-2021 - 14:02
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? An Observer 10-14-2021 - 10:30
  diesel hsr Hitachi 800 10-14-2021 - 13:12
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? Long Distance Charger, dude 10-14-2021 - 13:35
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? An Observer 10-14-2021 - 15:18
  Re: PalmdaleDieselRail? Admin jr. 10-14-2021 - 18:58


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