How is Strasburg the “the crown jewel of tourist railroads on the East Coast” when its steam engines run backwards half the time?
The Strasburg trains look dumb with the tender leading half of the trip. Build a wye and use the turntable.
611 is cool but skip a year or 2 and use that money for a wye next to Amtrak. Long term investment. Backwards nonsense is my only complaint.
The Chattanooga choo choo is better. They do it right.
New Strasburg GM packs experience, skills
By Dan Cupper | September 23, 2022
Jim Hager takes reins of America’s oldest short line
All of Hager’s rail and non-rail experiences have led him to the top post at what he calls “the crown jewel of tourist railroads on the East Coast.”