The Commuter Rail Lines Time Forgot: Episode 59

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Today, we're diving into the many bizarre commuter rail lines across the United States, that normally wouldn't merit an episode all of their own. We’ll talk WES, SMART train success, and more: the Sprinter, the Princeton Dinky, the South Shore Line, and the lesser of the A-Trains.


References & notes

  1. [1] Mass Transit: PA: Roosevelt Boulevard subway talk has moved from 'impossible' to how to pay for it
  2. [2] Wikipedia: Sonoma–Marin Area Rail Transit § North of Santa Rosa
  3. [3] SMART: Stations
  4. [4] Wikipedia: A-train (Texas) § Rolling stock
  5. [5] DCTA: A-train
  6. [6] Wikipedia: South Shore Line
  7. [7] South Shore Line
  8. [8] NICTD: Double Track NWI
  9. [9] NJ Transit: Princeton Dinky
  10. [10] Wikipedia: Princeton Branch
  11. [11] TriMet: WES Commuter Rail
  12. [12] Portland Radio Project: Greater Greater Portland: WES, America's Most Obscure Commuter Train
  13. [13] Wikipedia: WES Commuter Rail
  14. [14] NTD Transit Agency Profiles: Denton County Transportation Authority
  15. [15] NCTD: SPRINTER Hybrid Rail
  16. [16] Wikipedia: Sprinter (rail service) § Future service plans
  17. [17] The San Diego Union-Tribune: Sprinter gets $7 million to increase speed and frequency of commuter trains