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    Urban Sky reacted to kEiThZ's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    Amazing. You read those commitments and don't get what they mean. The don't mean these companies will stop burning hydrocarbons. It's...
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    Urban Sky replied to the thread VIA Rail.
    The technology needed to make VIA‘s entire operations carbon-neutral has already existed for more than a hundred years and it‘s getting...
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    Urban Sky reacted to kEiThZ's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    The goal with a lot of biofuels these days is to create create a supply chain that uses agricultural waste products. Think of...
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    Urban Sky replied to the thread VIA Rail.
    If anyone sees any value in having VIA‘s P42s, he can buy and rebuild them! However, for VIA’s purposes, they are useless, as they will...
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    Urban Sky reacted to crs1026's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    It's both fantastic and scary how bureaucrats pile on when the tides turn. Only a few years ago, passenger rail was a non-starter. Now...
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    Urban Sky reacted to roger1818's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    Huh? The plan is to electrify HFR, presumably with catenary. Once HFR and HFR West (assuming they both happen) are both complete, as...
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    Urban Sky reacted to kEiThZ's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    You need to stop talking about policies you don't understand. Net zero is a national commitment. Not some hard and fast rule. It does...
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    Urban Sky replied to the thread VIA Rail.
    By buying into and adopting whatever strategies its host railroads develop to achieve their own net-zero targets, obviously…
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    Urban Sky reacted to crs1026's post in the thread VIA Rail with Wow Wow.
    As a PS - my own anecdote about Amtrak diner meal service during austerity regimes is - on the California Zephyr, the server dropped my...
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    Urban Sky reacted to crs1026's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    ^If you look to the sad on-and-off history of dining car (and meal/snack service generally) in the US, a succession of Congresses have...
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    Urban Sky replied to the thread VIA Rail.
    The answer starts with an obvious question: what would be the problem which deploying dining cars might fix? As for the Economics...
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    Urban Sky replied to the thread VIA Rail.
    Taking aside the obvious economic hurdles, how do you want to ensure a consistent passenger experience if you don’t have enough diners...
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    Urban Sky reacted to Bordercollie's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    Apparently airlines that had flight cancellations could not find a single room in the city to accomodate customers who were stranded and...
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    Urban Sky reacted to nfitz's post in the thread VIA Rail with Like Like.
    They could. But was there ever one to Quebec City - I thought it was Toronto to Ottawa/Montreal splitting at Brockville (and sitting...
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    Urban Sky replied to the thread VIA Rail.
    During my six years at VIA, I also heard the Jasper-Prince Rupert service regularly called as „Skeena“ and maybe the Gaspé train as...

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