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Culture Clash Over Mill Valley Depot

From ABC 7 News: http://abc7news.com/business/culture-clash-over-mill-valley-depot/3226033/ Friday, March 16, 2018 07:54PM MILL VALLEY, Ca…

Started by Dave S.

0 Mar 18

Are Petaluma Grain Deliveries Affected by CN Service Problems?

From WSJ 2018-03-15: https://www.wsj.com/articles/canadian-national-railway-struggles-to-make-on-time-deliveries-1521106201 Canadian Nation…

Started by Dave S.

0 Mar 15

California's Lumber Shortline Railroads (America Through Time)

Author:  our own Jeff Moore. This is a great little book with wonderful photos and historical narratives about many of our smaller railroa…

Started by Dave S.

4 Mar 14
Reply by Alan Baer

Grading work at Shellville

drove through Shellville yesterday and the entire field to the west of 8th St is being graded with heavy equipment.  Is this first stage of…

Started by Chad Glover

15 Feb 26
Reply by Bob Burns

PTC Problems on UP

form Wall Street Journal, 2018-01-26 Union Pacific CEO: Train Braking Technology Is Clogging the Railway System to curb collisions or derai…

Started by Dave S.

2 Feb 4
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Reopening the line to South Fork?

Hey everyone, I know I have not done a discussion in forever, but I have a question to ask. Would reopening the line from Samoa to South Fo…

Started by Emilio Galo

14 Jan 29
Reply by Dave S.

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

https://lostcoastoutpost.com/2018/jan/10/under-pressure-state-regulators-north-coast-railro/

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

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