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French rail company orders 2,000 trains too wide for platforms

May 21st, 2014 Comments off

(Reuters) – France’s national rail company SNCF said on Tuesday it had ordered 2,000 trains for an expanded regional network that are too wide for many station platforms, entailing costly repairs.

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This Week at Amtrak; 2010-09-13

September 10th, 2010 Comments off

After a slow August in the world of passenger rail, we return to a busy soon-to-be autumn.

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This Week At Amtrak 2007-05-18

May 18th, 2007 Comments off
  1. The dog continues to eat Amtrak’s homework. Mayor Robert F. Apgar, Mayor of the City of DeLand, Florida, has written two letters to Amtrak in favor of restoring the Sunset Limited east of New Orleans. DeLand, a far suburb of Orlando, and the Amtrak stop closest to Daytona Beach, is an active Amtrak stop. It is also served by the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, which operate between New York City and Florida.The letter was written to Mayor Apgar on May 9, 2007, and is reproduced here in its entirety. Read more…

This Week at Amtrak 2005-12-01

December 1st, 2005 Comments off

Volume 2 Number 39; December 01, 2005

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