Speed Limit across UT salt flats

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Whats the passenger speed limit across the salt flats?

I was pacing a Amtrack Train the other night at about 85-87MPH.


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Thanks Greg.

My speedometer must be off a little.. It was about 1am and I was driving a semi truck. I had her to the floor trying to keep up with that train across the salt flats. It was cool because you could see the signals lighting up and changing colors as it aproched and met a east bout amtrack and passed a freight train. I paced it from toole all the way to windover. We slowed when we got near windover and then the hi way and tracks went out of view of each other. I was just amazed how fast it was running....

Greg Elems

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That's not to say they weren't running a little hot either. :D Last time I worked out there was 1991 and I don't recall where or how much seperation between I-80 and tracks.

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