Groups study improving train service
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#1 May 26, 2009
"According to Brennan, the public is overwhelmingly in favor of the project. However, residents in Amherst and Palmer have expressed concern because they are potentially losing an income source. "
It's called progress, deal with it.
#2 Jun 2, 2009
The one hour of employee time saved is just small change.
Today each train requires a engine at both ends (TWO engines) to reverse direction in Palmer. The river route would require only 1 engine on both the north bound and south bound train each day. That's 2 multi-million dollar engines no longer needed - not exactly a trivial saving.
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