"Interesting route for a wine train, as the vineyards are mainly between Sears Pt. and Schellville. Would love an excursion train on that route, but it would be cool if the existing Napa Valley Wine Train would continue south to Vallejo (and…"
But as usual it is about finances and SMART would have to fund the renovation of that RoW.
I would prefer the money be allocated to heading north to Healdsberg and Cloverdale. I would also expect outrage from north…"
"As I mentioned in another post, I fear SMART's management isn't completely familiar with all the ramifications of operating a railroad connected to the national rail system which handles freight traffic under FRA regulations. I…"
"Thanks Bob; it sure does.
That's great news about the Lagunitas trackage. I want to say that Lagunitas has done some music/cultural event with a RR theme at some point?
Bear Republic (Racer 5) is another one along the line that…"
"Michael, exciting news if you guys are serious about coming up here... just don't bring any oil cars with you :) there has been some estimates to reopen the line to Cloverdale, I remembered seeing 12mil as the figure but 6mil…"
"Well, Jennifer, notwithstanding Sonoma's wine industry, which rivals next-door Napa's in quality, if not international fame, Sonoma has a craft beer industry that nobody else can touch. Perhaps a "beer train" wouldn't…"
"You're welcome, Michael! Tell Diet I sent ya. (Not sure if he will remember me, but I know him.) I know he's active on Facebook, so you should be able to connect with him that way. I didn't want to post any of…"
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