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Old 05-13-2013, 07:57 PM
 
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Amtrak unveils new locomotives that will replace aging fleet on busy Northeast Corridor - The Washington Post

this is good to hear-now if we can just get high speed rail in the US.
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Old 05-13-2013, 11:27 PM
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While this is good news as you say, it would even better news if they were bringing high speed rail to the USA.
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Old 05-15-2013, 10:57 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Somehow, I can't see where outdated locomotives is the most pressing problem faced by US passenger rail. For all the rail service in this country, they could just as well pull them with steam locomotives.
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Old 05-15-2013, 11:44 AM
 
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The Facts: New Amtrak Locomotives | Amtrak Blog | All Aboard!

more info about amtrak's newest trains
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Old 05-15-2013, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Eureka CA
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Amen!
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:30 PM
 
Location: The High Desert
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I keep waiting for hydrogen powered trains. USA was the first to develop a hydrogen powered locomotive (by the military) but it looks like we will will once again lag behind other countries in full scale development and putting them in service.
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