Suppose that we begin by integrating four regional long distance trains serving 16 stations each. If operated as four independent trains they would have 960 city pairs (240 per train). But if they operated as an integrated rail system they Continue reading
The news that there will be cutbacks in High Speed Rail funding in the coming years by the Federal Government is unwelcome but not unexpected by RailPAC. RailPAC has long been concerned that much of the planning for the California Continue reading
Report and Comments by Russ Jackson The western long distance trains had a rough winter in the northern 2/3 of the country. Some trains were canceled altogether for several days. Here is a rundown of some of the activity by Continue reading
Reported by David B. Kutrosky, Managing Director, CCJPA (Download: March 2011 Performance Report) Capitol Corridor’s March 2011 performance statistics are in and it’s clear that January and February’s results were not anomalies. Double-digit increases continue as ridership and revenue results once again Continue reading
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Editorial by Noel T. Braymer It is ironic that at the same time some politicians are busy opposing expanding rail service and alternative energy to fossil fuels; we now see years of frustration blowing up through out the Middle East Continue reading
Commentary by Jarrod DellaChiesa, Director I wish this was an April Fools prank, but it isn’t.