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Michael Barron
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steve lang commented on Michael Barron's blog post Tank cars
"don't know how i missed !this! - d'tales ple "
Oct 18, 2016
Chad Glover commented on Michael Barron's photo
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"http://vegasxtrain.com May or may not ever run from LA to Vegas but would be a fun trip."
Oct 10, 2016
Richard C. Brand commented on Michael Barron's photo
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Club X lounge

"So I'll bite.  What is the club x train?"
Oct 10, 2016
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""Like!""
Oct 7, 2016
Bob Cleek commented on Michael Barron's blog post Tank cars
"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…"
Oct 1, 2016
Nico commented on Michael Barron's blog post Tank cars
"I heard 1501 in Petaluma on Thursday so im not sure that SMART will end all operations. At least for now."
Sep 30, 2016
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Tank cars

Looks like SMART wants to end the NWP freight operations over the tank car issue. Now what?
Sep 30, 2016
Jennifer commented on Michael Barron's status
"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…"
Sep 28, 2016
Chad Glover commented on Michael Barron's status
"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…"
Sep 28, 2016
Bob Cleek commented on Michael Barron's status
"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…"
Sep 28, 2016
Bob Cleek commented on Michael Barron's status
"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…"
Sep 28, 2016
Jennifer commented on Michael Barron's status
"Wow...  Sounds very positive.  :-)  I'm delighted to hear.Since the "Wine" Train has been and is being done, should there be another?  Perhaps a fresh angle, maybe: Beer and live music, food of course..."
Sep 28, 2016
Michael Barron commented on Michael Barron's status
"Thanks Bob. Very helpful. Doesn't seem like anyone mans their phones. You would think someone would return a cal or email to a company with cash to improve their railroad & create commerce. I'll try Mr. Stroeh. Maybe he can help me…"
Sep 28, 2016
Bob Cleek commented on Michael Barron's status
"NCRA is a very small agency.  They probably don't man their phones, etc. on a full-time basis.  If you want to get NCRA's attention, I suggest you contact NCRA Board member Dietrich Stroeh who has an interest in seeing…"
Sep 28, 2016
Bob Cleek commented on Michael Barron's status
"Good for you!  It's about time.  A look at the Napa Wine Train's business model and financials will likely indicate that excursion service in the Sonoma Wine Country would promise to be a very profitable enterprise.  I…"
Sep 28, 2016
Michael Barron commented on Michael Barron's status
"I would love to but I can't raise the owners. We are a publicly traded company with cash to do this, but no answer. Is something going on up there?"
Sep 28, 2016

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1922

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Tank cars

Looks like SMART wants to end the NWP freight operations over the tank car issue. Now what?

Posted on September 30, 2016 at 4:49pm — 3 Comments

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At 11:43am on September 28, 2016, Jennifer said…

Welcome aboard Michael!  :-)

Jen

At 8:38am on September 28, 2016, Mark Drury said…

Welcome to the NWPRR Network, Michael! Please take a look around and let me know if you have any questions or comments. We're adding content daily and actively recruiting new members -- please feel free to invite your own friends if you think they may be interested. Regards,

Mark Drury

 
 
 

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