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With Amtrak being so outdated, it must seem Americans hate trains, what is the reason for this?

Best answer: Yes: Philadelphia has an extensive rail mass transit system, in addition to buses. Much of it is underground, especially in the central business district. There are several subway lines, and underground trolley lines as well. The Regional Rail system uses full-sized passenger train cars, and runs above ground in... show more

Best answer: Ones that share single main line trackage with freights. The Los Angeles to San Diego Coaster is an example. Here is recent data on the Coaster for my town. Average 19 min late, median 9 min. Some were over an hour, one was almost 2 hours late. A very few were on time. https://juckins.net/amtrak_status/archiv...

Best answer: Swiss railway map at: https://www.sbb.ch/en/station-services/r...

This is probably going to make me sound stupid but I don t understand how it works. How can one train depart on the exact same line e.g. Victoria (as it s entirely underground) and then another 5 minutes later? and will one line have two tracks so e.g. northbound and southbound

Certainly more so than a modern diesel I'd say.

Best answer: Since there is Federal Funding involved, they can pay it back and it can be used to finish the wall.

Do train drivers ever get lost?

11 answers · 2 months ago
Best answer: If you mean do they not know the geography of the local area the train passes through (so in the event of a train being forced to make an unscheduled stop, they do not know where to go to seek help), yes, that can happen. If you mean do trains sometimes get accidently diverted onto the wrong track by the signalers... show more

Does Amtrak trains go to Florida?

7 answers · 2 months ago
Best answer: Several Amtrak train routes go to Florida. Including the Auto Train, which only runs between Lorton, VA and Sanford, FL, one train each way, every day.

Whats so fun about watching trains?

9 answers · 2 months ago
Best answer: It's not often that we can see a machine up close that is so powerful as a locomotive pulling a long string of cars.

Is coach cleaner at amtrak easy?

4 answers · 2 months ago

How do I trade coal for steam?

4 answers · 2 months ago
Best answer: Look for someone with some steam that wants to trade that steam for coal and make a deal.

What do you call the stations?

5 answers · 2 months ago
Best answer: The stations that are passed by express trains would be called 'local' stations