QOTD: Mountain rail line proposal

QOTD: Mountain rail line proposal

There are 5 comments on the Fox 31 KDVR story from Sep 2, 2009, titled QOTD: Mountain rail line proposal. In it, Fox 31 KDVR reports that:

Wednesday's Question of the Day is about the idea of buiding a train line from the Front Range to some of Colorado's most popular mountain destinations.

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deanne

Gypsum, CO

#1 Sep 3, 2009
you must think that money is just printed up and falls off trees.
Mark Vodopich

Edwards, CO

#2 Sep 3, 2009
I think that it is a better idea than more of the same old thing, being more lanes on the highway. All it takes is one idiot trucker and you lose an hour of traffic on the highway. If the railway also includes a car or two for "express" cargo, they could help pay for the cost of running it, and provide a more efficient way to get packages to and from Denver without relying on trucks.
Dr John McInroy

Aurora, CO

#3 Sep 4, 2009
yes it's a great idea. I drive from Denver to Dillon twice or more a month and the traffic is terrible.
Dr John McInroy

Aurora, CO

#4 Sep 4, 2009
yes
cjrian

Denver, CO

#5 Sep 4, 2009
That would be an enormously expensive boondoggle. Were this a inning proposition, private industry would've jumped all over this "opportunity. The fact that they haven't emblazons this in neon lettering - this is a loser.

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