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Re: PC: What killed PC?
- Subject: Re: PC: What killed PC?
- From: "Bill K." <pontiac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 5 Jan 1999 20:31:22 -0500
um yeah okay run the lines so overgrown they already look abandoned that
get one train a week with 2 cars, and do it with a 7-man PC era crew?
please.. lets change the subject?
> From: JEROME A ROSENFELD <ERIE_LACKAWANNA -AT- prodigy.com>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> Subject: Re: PC: What killed PC?
> Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 9:05 PM
> Passenger service will never be as good as it once was. Amtrak cut
> service off to many places thet depended on it and was never replaced.
> PC passenger service was much better despite no heat caused by
> boilers, but when there was steam those cars were warm opposed to
> today's "luke warm" amjunk cars with HEP. And when HEP fails the
> entire train has no heat or lights where in PC era every car had it's
> own generator.
> CR can never be a PC. To prove CR has done better, CR would have to
> keep running the entire 44,000 mile system that they cut up to a tiny
> 1100 miles. CR was the fed govt whose only job was to cut up the
> railroad and not compete with their interstate highay system. PC had
> many competing lines that CR gave to the trucks. No wonder CR was
> falling appart and needed the merger of CSX and NS to bail them out
> before they collaspe.
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