Why is rail slow?
Author: flagman
Date: 06-10-2024 - 20:55

John Wrote:
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> Your mail does not move by rail for the same
> reason many shippers don't use rail. Too slow too
> unreliable. In this USPS study 58.5 percent of the
> rail shipments were late.


Why is rail slow and unreliable now? Congestion?

When trains pass the Tucson cam, they move by at track speed. But they are often stopped for red signals.

It is easy to blame PSR for all that is wrong, but we should be careful in making assumptions.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? FUD 06-09-2024 - 08:54
  Re: Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? Name 06-09-2024 - 10:34
  Re: Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? Dr Zarkoff 06-09-2024 - 11:56
  Re: Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? bgk6c 06-09-2024 - 16:18
  Re: Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? Frank 06-09-2024 - 16:20
  Re: Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? FUD 06-09-2024 - 19:46
  Re: Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? John 06-10-2024 - 09:14
  Re: Why Does Your Mail *Not* Move By Rail? El gringo 06-10-2024 - 16:58
  Why is rail slow? flagman 06-10-2024 - 20:55
  Re: Why is rail slow? John 06-12-2024 - 09:00
  Re: Why is rail slow? flagman 06-12-2024 - 22:49


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