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Old 07-09-2013, 12:24 AM   #1
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Trains

I'm a train fan....yes, I even own Train Simulator 2013.

I find this sort of train very cool, and wouldn't mind seeing this done coast to coast in the U.S.

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Old 07-09-2013, 03:04 PM   #2
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:48 PM   #3
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I'd love to ride one of those!


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They can start one from LA to Vegas.....
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:23 PM   #5
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call me corny.. I rather ride one of those steam locomotives
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:45 PM   #6
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I went to the Western Pacific Museum in Portola, CA near Reno to drive a Diesel Locomotive. It was a blast sitting 10 feet off the ground and throttle up 1500 horsepower around their 1 mile loop of track.

Yes I love trains too!

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Old 07-09-2013, 05:54 PM   #7
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That was a pretty cool video an if only our govt would invest in our own infrastructure than petty other things we could have things like this. It would solve a lot of commuting problems in major cities if people could travel great distances and still not have to waste time in traffic.
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:09 PM   #8
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If you guys like trains, check this out.... steam locomotive that my company ran as an employee appreciation excursion type deal.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v...type=2&theater
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:47 PM   #9
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If you guys like trains, check this out.... steam locomotive that my company ran as an employee appreciation excursion type deal.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v...type=2&theater
awesome video...love it.
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Old 07-09-2013, 11:00 PM   #10
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Old 07-09-2013, 11:07 PM   #11
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I am an old train fan....especially the steam locomotives.

Love the Maglev train, too bad the morons that run our country are too short-sighted to see the benefits of such a train.
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Old 07-10-2013, 12:12 AM   #12
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Maglev is amazing. Hopefully in 30 years we'll have a nation-wide rail system.
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Old 07-10-2013, 12:19 AM   #13
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More, with some better external views.

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Old 07-10-2013, 01:26 AM   #14
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Their suppose to be putting in a bullet train from LA to Las Vegas sometime in the near future.
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:05 AM   #15
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Their suppose to be putting in a bullet train from LA to Las Vegas sometime in the near future.
Maglev? Or just bullet train?
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I think Americans like their cars too much for modern passenger trains to be popular again.

For steam fans, Union Pacific is considering restoring a Big Boy locomotive to run along with the 3985 Challenger and 844.
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Maglev? Or just bullet train?
I've heard bullet, but I haven't really researched it. So it could be the other. I just know it's a 5 hour drive by car and the train was suppose to cut the travel time down to around 2 hours.

I found a link about it.

http://www.xpresswest.com/
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