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    Passenger special Sapulpa-OKC Oklahoma

    Sorry, maybe push-pull wasn't the right phrase, in the true passenger set up sense-I just meant, a loco on each end, pulling from one end, then cutting it out and running from the oposite end. The rear loco isn't DPU'd or MU'd through the cars for these kinds of operations, just dead in tow but...
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    "Big Bang Theory" show mocking train fans... again

    Lol, we saw that one the other night. Was fantastic, and just about spot on. Was disappointed he didn't have a scanner at ear bleeding volume, like most I've run across like that on Amtrak! BBT is one of the funniest shows on TV, one of the few shows on network TV we watch with any regularity...
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    Understanding the Contents of a CTC Conversation

    There just isn't much to talk about. When things are flowing, and everything is working right, there may be no communication at all. Depending on the particular RR and CTC system the signals convey authority, (ability to occupy and move on the main track) instructions (signal tells crew what to...
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    Passenger special Sapulpa-OKC Oklahoma

    Heads up-The second of 3 scheduled round trips of the Eastern Flyer is set to run tomorrow. The train will be deadheaded from OKC to Sapulpa leaving OKC very early Saturday (0200-0300), and depart Sapulpa for Oklahoma City at 0800 making station stops at Bristow (0835) and Stroud (0910). Consist...




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