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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Ypsi » Mon Jun 18, 2012 8:39 pm

Ok now that I know you have the michigan line :D Do you have any commuter trains running from AA to DET? I would like to run trains to and from the tigers games throught Ann Abor, Ypsilanti, Canton, Dearborn, and ending at Detroit... then with a free shuttle to Comerica
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Michigan Railfan » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:04 pm

The plans for the commuter line are running at a painstakingly slow pace. However, some routes have been determined. We were planning on having a Dearborn-Detroit train, but you can go ahead and run it. You can also run the rest you listed.
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Ypsi » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:26 pm

Michigan Railfan wrote:The plans for the commuter line are running at a painstakingly slow pace. However, some routes have been determined. We were planning on having a Dearborn-Detroit train, but you can go ahead and run it. You can also run the rest you listed.

Ok all it is is trains for the Tigers home games at those stops, I will build wodden platforms that are handicap accesable this week and I have all of the equpitment; 7 passenger engines and commuter cars. we will use ann arbor, dearborn, and the detroit amtrak stations. we will build platforms at Ypsi and Canton. we will also buy a few busses that you can have acces to when you start your commuter trains. we have the connection at AA so we are set
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Michigan Railfan » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:29 pm

Sounds good. Are these for only sports games or are these normal routes?
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Ypsi » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:51 pm

Michigan Railfan wrote:Sounds good. Are these for only sports games or are these normal routes?

Only tigers games and if these go well possibably redwings and lions games if you do not have trains running by then
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Michigan Railfan » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:19 pm

Our trains will most likely be running by then, but you can keep yours running even when ours start up. We aren't planning trains by games, instead regular schedules. Our trains will not match up with game times (if they do, it's coincidence), so you can keep yours running to give passengers accurate times to go to the games and come home.
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Ypsi » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:27 pm

Ok and my equipment will be able to pinch hit for you if you need it
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Saturnalia » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:31 pm

YpsiAmtrakBoy wrote:Ok all it is is trains for the Tigers home games at those stops, I will build wodden platforms that are handicap accesable this week and I have all of the equpitment; 7 passenger engines and commuter cars. we will use ann arbor, dearborn, and the detroit amtrak stations. we will build platforms at Ypsi and Canton. we will also buy a few busses that you can have acces to when you start your commuter trains. we have the connection at AA so we are set

How many spelling errors is that? :twisted: :lol:
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4 spelling errors
8 Capitalization Errors
1 missing period

Out of 86 words.....

Thats more than me last night! :lol:
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Michigan Railfan » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:43 pm

YpsiAmtrakBoy wrote:Ok and my equipment will be able to pinch hit for you if you need it


Cool!

And watch out Ypsi... The grammar police are listening :mrgreen:
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Ypsi » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:44 pm

Michigan Railfan wrote:
YpsiAmtrakBoy wrote:Ok and my equipment will be able to pinch hit for you if you need it


Cool!

And watch out Ypsi... The grammar police are listening :mrgreen:

Thanks for the heads up, soon he'll roll up on his trike and get me!
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Saturnalia » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:54 pm

YpsiAmtrakBoy wrote:
Michigan Railfan wrote:
YpsiAmtrakBoy wrote:Ok and my equipment will be able to pinch hit for you if you need it


Cool!

And watch out Ypsi... The grammar police are listening :mrgreen:

Thanks for the heads up, soon he'll roll up on his trike and get me!

Where did the tricycle thing come from? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Ypsi » Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:10 pm

MQT3001 wrote:Where did the tricycle thing come from? :lol: :lol: :lol:

the GR amtrak thread...
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J T wrote:
MQT3001 wrote:The lot between the Station and the intersection of Wealthy & Warket Streets is usually pretty full, but I've been able to grab a spot to railfan most days I've decided to do so.

YOU have been able to grab a spot when YOU have decided to do so? What, are you driving now at the tender age of 13?

MQTs tricycle fits in most of the spots :lol:


I figured it fitted you :wink:
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby TCtrainguy17 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:05 pm

Michigan Railfan your ex AW C30-7's should be in Detroit by now unless TSCR hasn't moved them up from Cleveland.
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby DT&I » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:07 pm

TCtrainguy17 wrote:Michigan Railfan your ex AW C30-7's should be in Detroit by now unless TSCR hasn't moved them up from Cleveland.

No theyre in Detroit, sitting on the interchange, you can pick them up when you wish to. We need all the space we can get in Cleveland.
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Michigan Railfan » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:29 pm

Cool, thanks guys!


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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Saturnalia » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:58 pm

YpsiAmtrakBoy wrote:
MQT3001 wrote:Where did the tricycle thing come from? :lol:

the GR amtrak thread...
YpsiAmtrakBoy wrote:
J T wrote:YOU have been able to grab a spot when YOU have decided to do so? What, are you driving now at the tender age of 13?

MQTs tricycle fits in most of the spots :lol:


I figured it fitted you :wink:

oh....now I remember :lol:

I love my tricycle!
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Michigan Railfan » Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:38 pm

Here is the track map for Essex County:

https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=20 ... 2,0.169601
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Saturnalia » Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:48 pm

Michigan Railfan wrote:Here is the track map for Essex County:

https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=20 ... 2,0.169601

do you use the DET tunnel?
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Michigan Railfan » Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:00 pm

MQT3001 wrote:
Michigan Railfan wrote:Here is the track map for Essex County:

https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid=20 ... 2.328347,-<a href="tel:83.004456">83.004456</a>&spn=0.137062,0.169601

do you use the DET tunnel?


Yea. That's where it first enters Canada on the map.
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Re: DR&EC

Unread postby Saturnalia » Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:44 pm

Do you own any track in the town Essex?
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