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Transcontinental RR: 150 Years!/ 2020 Dems are a Sad Bunch

Wow! 150 years ago, on May 10, 1869, the “Golden Spike” was driven at Promontory, Utah, completing the transcontinental American railroad. Two separate lines – one coming east from California and the other going west from Omaha, Nebraska – were … Continue reading

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How Environmentalists & Leftists Ruin US Railroads

Nikitas3.com is a huge fan of American railroads. And by “railroads” I am referring to our freight railroads which comprise the biggest and most efficient railroad system anywhere in the world. Anyone who knows about railroads knows that this is … Continue reading

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Myths about US, European Passenger Trains Exposed

(All numbers given in his commentary are accepted figures, reported numbers, rounded numbers, estimates based on facts, or averages of numbers found in research on the internet. They are chosen for as much accuracy as possible.) For decades we have … Continue reading

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Cars, Planes and Buses Serve Us Well – Passenger Trains Don’t

What nation has by far the biggest and most efficient railroad network on the planet? We are trained to reflexively think that the answer certainly is Germany or Japan or even China. But the answer is the USA. Our freight … Continue reading

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