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SMART Could Save $45M for 3 Mile Windsor Extension

Great article illustrates how government thinking balloons the cost of many projects.  SMART estimates the cost at about $18M per mile to…

Started by Dave S.

4 Jan 22
Reply by Emilio Galo

5-Year-Old Girl Slips Through Gap At Petaluma Train Station

This apparently occurred around January 6th, but made the news yesterday: PETALUMA (KPIX 5) – A 5-year-old girl slipped and fell into the…

Started by Dave S.

9 Jan 21
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Eel River Corridor Possibly Converted to Hiking Trail

Started by Sean Purtell

1 Jan 11
Reply by Dave S.

Rail source for the Larkspur extension

Hi all, What is the source for the new rail acquired for the Larkspur extension and by which method was it delivered to the staging area. …

Started by Mr. Gail E. Dunning

2 Dec 29, 2017
Reply by David L ILLICH

Cool Video

Started by Sean Purtell

6 Dec 26, 2017
Reply by Fred Haines

Possible customers in the north?

I noticed the faint remains of a spur near Cloverdale headed into All-Coast Forest Products. Considering that the mill is still outputting…

Started by Ian B.

2 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Joseph Muller

Why did NWP by TCRY 007?

I've seen this unit sitting in Schellville for quite some time (since around 2014) and was wondering why NWP bought it. It has no horn, it…

Started by Ian B.

1 Dec 24, 2017
Reply by Fred Haines

Interesting Read About North Coast Rail Authority

Started by Sean Purtell

7 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Richard C. Brand

A Note to New Member Spencer Keisling

Spencer: you are new here and it seems you don't understand the culture or how the site works.  People post photos, and then people comment…

Started by Dave S.

4 Dec 18, 2017
Reply by Dave S.

1970s-1980s NWP Freight Operation

I'm trying to understand typical operations on the NWP during this time period. Currently I have a scattered sense. One thing I would like…

Started by Dan Whitton

3 Nov 19, 2017
Reply by Ron Close


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