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Printed Date: October/21/2017 at 01:47


Topic: AMTRAC...
Posted By: Kickboxer
Subject: AMTRAC...
Date Posted: June/30/2015 at 17:34
Everyone should work there… they are paying 40 hour days (everything after 8 is overtime, of course).  

Great things happen in government run businesses…

And it's all free...


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Posted By: Peddler
Date Posted: June/30/2015 at 18:08
I'll ride a train for that. It would be like stealing.

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Posted By: cheaptrick
Date Posted: June/30/2015 at 18:16
Another Govco subsidized venture that would fold without....well...Govco.  

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Posted By: Peddler
Date Posted: June/30/2015 at 18:24
😎

Correctamundo Mark!

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When you are dead, you don't know you are dead.It is difficult only for others.

It is the same when you are stupid.


Posted By: Son of Ed
Date Posted: June/30/2015 at 20:21
The engineer who crashed me into our parked freight train in 1998 was a former AMTRAC driver....  Loco








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Posted By: Son of Ed
Date Posted: June/30/2015 at 20:23

" He was a Yankee from Baltimore!!  He wasn't very popular in Pratt, Kansas after he smashed up Eduardo!!  Everybody liked Edweirdo!! " 




  


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Posted By: BeltFed
Date Posted: July/01/2015 at 10:07
I like trains. I remember riding the train when I was a kid from Looneyville to Clarksville, Tn., and from Little Rock to Looneyville. It took a little longer than you could drive it, but they were fun trips. There is a reason rail roads dropped passenger service but kept freight service, and it's all about money. Now I won't deny that there are certain parts of the country that can use passenger trains, but why Govco has to do it instead of contracting it out to a private rail road is beyond me. If there is a profit to made in passenger service, then a rail road will make it. The Federal Government just waist my money.


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A democracy is 2 wolves and a sheep voting on what's for lunch. A republic is a well armed sheep disputing the results.
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Posted By: bugsNbows
Date Posted: July/01/2015 at 11:26
I've taken (in the past) the Auto train from Sanford FL to Lorton VA on several occasions. It was rather nice and sweet to have your own vehicle there too. It was (however) getting rather pricey.


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Posted By: BeltFed
Date Posted: July/02/2015 at 08:41
The auto train lasted about 1 year here, and that was a long time ago. They only offered one destination that I remember, and not everybody wants to go to Fla..


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A democracy is 2 wolves and a sheep voting on what's for lunch. A republic is a well armed sheep disputing the results.
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Posted By: Son of Ed
Date Posted: July/02/2015 at 18:56
Put back the steam trains and the Pullmans........Bucky














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Posted By: Son of Ed
Date Posted: July/02/2015 at 18:57








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Posted By: BeltFed
Date Posted: July/03/2015 at 16:45
Diesels made me loose interest in railroading, but steam engines are very expensive to operate.

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A democracy is 2 wolves and a sheep voting on what's for lunch. A republic is a well armed sheep disputing the results.
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