Matt D
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SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:00 am

All four taken along the Olive Subdivsion in the city of Orange.

Thanks for looking.

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AirCop
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RE: SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:12 am

We had them in the Bay Area running from San Jose to San Francisco. Very popular, very comfortable, a very nice way to commute and its alot less expensive to get running than a light/heavy rail system.
 
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RE: SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:15 am

Nice pictures. Speaking of SoCal trains, ever heard of this?

http://www.moonamtrak.org/
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RE: SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Tue Sep 12, 2006 2:07 am

I believe those Metrolink cars were built in my hometown of Thunder Bay, Ontario, at the Bombardier ("Can-Car") plant.
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RE: SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:33 am

Quoting AirCop (Reply 1):
We had them in the Bay Area running from San Jose to San Francisco.

That would be Cal-train running from SF down to San Jose with commuter trips going down to Gilroy. Been on the train many times. They also have Altomont Commuter Express that runs from Stockton down to San Jose too. Taken that train numerous times as well.
 
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RE: SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Wed Sep 13, 2006 1:10 am

Quoting AirCop (Reply 1):
We had them in the Bay Area running from San Jose to San Francisco. Very popular, very comfortable, a very nice way to commute and its alot less expensive to get running than a light/heavy rail system.

They still have CalTrain and it has a much better schedule, though not as much coverage, as M'link

Quoting FutureSDPDcop (Reply 4):
They also have Altomont Commuter Express that runs from Stockton down to San Jose too. Taken that train numerous times as well.

I actually rode on some ACE cars that Metrolink was leasing. ACE only has 3 trains per day at peak times right now, though they are adding a 4th at midday.
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RE: SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Wed Sep 13, 2006 1:14 am

Metrolink is wonderful. Could use a wet bar for weekend service, though.

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RE: SoCal Orange County Commuter Trains Revisited

Wed Sep 13, 2006 1:14 am

Groovy stuff matt Big grin

I do love american trains  Smile


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