All Aboard Episode 059: Railroad In Review-June 23-29
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by All Things Trains
2w ago
Tune in for our weekly review of railroad news, here at The All Aboard Podcast. We cover a brewing controversy with the ownership of N&W 611, the NTSB Report on the East Palestine derailment, and much more! Stop, Look, & Listen! #robberbarons ________________________ Show Bibliography 1.Indication for Amtrak Gulf Coast Service Looks Grim. Accessed 7/1/24 https://www.railwayage.com/regulatory/indication-for-amtrak-gulf-coast-service-looks-grim/ 2. Mobile Amtrak Station Wikipedia Article. Accessed 7/1/24: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_station_(Amtrak) 3. OmniTRAX Named Rail Oper ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 058: Innovation-Anatomy of a Well-Intentioned, Bad Idea
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by All Things Trains
2w ago
Amtrak might be making big changes to its Washington, DC-Chicago, IL Capitol Limited and New York, NY-Miami, FL Silver Star. Phil thinks it's a bad idea, since it's grounded in something that failed way back in the 1990s. Tune in to find out what's got Phil so worked up... _______________________ Show Bibliography: 1. "Superliner capacity not a new issue." Cane, Mark S. Trains Magazine. July, 2024. 2. November 10, 1996 Amtrak National Timetable. Amtrak. Via The Museum of Railway Timetables. Accessed June 6, 2024. The Museum of Railway Timetables (timetables.org) ___________________________ Pa ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 056: Chicago? Fughetaboutit!!!
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by All Things Trains
3w ago
Enjoy our episode on the Belt Railway of Chicago, Elgin, Joliet & Eastern, Indiana Harbor Belt, and other ways railroads avoid Chicago! _______________________________ Show Bibliography: 1. About. Belt Railway of Chicago. Accessed 6/18/24. https://beltrailway.com/about-2/#:~:text=History,a%20terminal%20railroad%20in%20Chicago. 2. EJ&E Railroad History. Dale, Stephen. Accessed 6/18/24. https://www.ejearchive.com/page_history.html 3. Kankakee Belt Route. Wikipedia Article. Accessed 6/18/24 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kankakee_Belt_Route 4. Great Lakes Basin Transportation. Accessed ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 053: Demystifying Locomotive Designations
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by All Things Trains
1M ago
If you've been around trains for any length of time, you've heard someone mention an "SD45-2" or maybe an "AC60" or even a GG1. If you don't understand all of that, it's ok, we're going to give you some insight into how what locomotive designations mean and how you can get an idea of what you're hearing when you're out on the main line. ___________________________ Show Bibliography: 1. EMD High Cab GP39-2. Photograph. Belmont, James. Flickr.com. Accessed 6/13/24. https://www.flickr.com/photos/151089709@N08/49082027641 2. EMD: GP39-2. Readingmodeler.info. Accessed 6/13/24 https://www ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 052: Responding to Your Comments on Freight vs. Passenger Rail
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by All Things Trains
1M ago
Our clapback to Wendover Productions' YouTube Video "The One Tiny Law That Keeps Amtrak Terrible," sure did stir up a hornet's nest! So, Phil responds to viewer comments on his take and discusses everything from Amtrak's truncated Adirondack to why so many people don't understand the purpose of the railroad. As always, Stop, Look, and Listen! ______________________________________ Show Bibliography: 1. All Aboard Episode 052: Time for a Clapback-Debunking the Freight Preference Hoax https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpFz-wwDxHE&t=1057s 2. The One Tiny Law That Keeps Amtrak Terrible (Wen ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 046: Rail Preservation: The Good, The Bad, & The Absolute Fugly
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by All Things Trains
1M ago
We all love to talk about "preserved" rail equipment...but what is rail preservation and why does it drive so many people absolutely crazy? Today, Phil covers good, bad, and absolutely fugly examples of railroad preservation and how it can be improved. _______________________ Show Bibliography: 1. Discover the Joy of the Strasburg Railroad. Eden Resorts. Accessed May 15, 2024 https://edenresort.com/experiences/attractions/strasburg-railroad 2. Strasburg Rail Road. Wikipedia. Accessed May 15, 2024. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strasburg_Rail_Road 3. Noblesville evicts Indiana Transportation ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 045: NS vs. Ancora-The Aftermath
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by All Things Trains
1M ago
For nearly 4 months, Norfolk Southern was engaged in a bruising battle with activist investor Ancora Holdings, which ended in a draw on Thursday, May 9th. Tune in to find out what happened and the outlook for the Thoroughbred of Transportation. #RobberBarons #StopLookListen The All Aboard Podcast is a proud part of The All America Network _________________________ Past NS-Anocra Episodes: -Episode 033: NS. vs. Ancora-Taking a Deep Dive: https://rumble.com/v4lsf4u-all-aboard-episode-032-norfolk-southern-vs.-ancora-taking-a-deep-dive.html -Episode 027: Barbarians At the Gate?!? When Activist ..read more
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All Aboard Book Review: Fifty Years of Amtrak Trains
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by All Things Trains
1M ago
Tune in for Phil's review of Fifty Years of Amtrak Trains by David C. Warner and Bruce Goldberg, as we conclude Passenger Train Week. Also, Phil gives his thoughts on the sale of Kalmbach Publishing's train-related magazines. _______________________ 1. Fifty Years of Amtrak Trains: https://kalmbachhobbystore.com/product/book/83264 2. Fifty Years of Amtrak Trains: https://www.amazon.com/Fifty-Years-Amtrak-Trains-Comprehensive/dp/1932804706 ___________________________ Patreon: ⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/AllThingsTrains⁠⁠ Website: ⁠⁠https://www.allthingstrains.com⁠⁠ Rumble: ⁠⁠https://rumble.com/c ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 043: Happy 53rd Birthday, Amtrak!
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by All Things Trains
1M ago
To celebrate Amtrak's 53rd Birthday, we talk about several trains which Amtrak is no longer running, to help tell the carrier's story. Stop, Look, & Listen! #RobberBarons ______________________________ 1. All Aboard Episode 042: Who REALLY Shot the Passenger Train: https://rumble.com/v4sdgjb-all-aboard-episode-042-who-really-shot-the-passenger-train.html 2. Fifty Years of Amtrak Trains: A Comprehensive Survey of Amtrak Routes: 1971-2021. Warner, David C., Goldberg, Bruce. https://www.amazon.com/Fifty-Years-Amtrak-Trains-Comprehensive/dp/1932804706 3. New York Central System Passenger Tim ..read more
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All Aboard Episode 042: Who REALLY Shot The Passenger Train?
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by All Things Trains
1M ago
Since Amtrak's 53rd birthday is happening this week, Phil talks about who really shot the passenger train, and his answer may surprise you! ____________________ If you like public policy, tune in to my friend Amanda Head's podcast, Furthermore. A link is right here: https://www.furthermorepodcast.com/ _____________________ Show Bibliography: 1. All Aboard Episode 035: ConRail Back In The Day: https://youtu.be/1JvbgwyZD2Y?si=8QnK5bH2xHxfvMhF 2. All Aboard Book Review: Romance of the Rails by Randal O'Toole: https://youtu.be/Nzq-AVySfjY?si=krtbkbBUZ31ecU9z 3. All Aboard Episode 007: The Condit ..read more
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