The return of rail

The return of rail

There are 3 comments on the The Virginian-Pilot story from Jul 11, 2010, titled The return of rail. In it, The Virginian-Pilot reports that:

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Jim Beam

Arcadia, CA

#1 Jul 11, 2010
What's the big deal? Just take the last train to Clarksville and I'll meet you at the station. You can be there by 4:30 cause I've made your reservation.
Mary Lou

East Orange, NJ

#2 Jul 13, 2010
Most definitely bring back the trains. Trucks destroy the roads, cause accidents, screw up the traffic patterns and are downright annoying. It would make commuting less stressful. Now I am referring to the delivery of freight by train but also if passenger trains are being considered make sure the price is reasonable and set it up so that it don't take 3 hours to reach a destination which only takes 45 minutes by auto.
LOL

Bradenton, FL

#3 Jul 13, 2010
bring back rail???????

it never left. government has been losing money on rail for years and years.....
while paying out railroad pensions a congressmen would be proud of.

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