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Amtrak Auto Train Lorton Virginia-sanford Florida

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by rodgers.jayshawn4848, Jul 9, 2020.

  1. rodgers.jayshawn4848

    rodgers.jayshawn4848 Member

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    Hey guys I would seriously recommend y’all making the full Auto Train route. It runs from Sanford to Lorton and it has P40DCs in the 800 series and Dash 8BWHs in the 500 series for shunting autoracks onto the train. Also at the stationS there is a loading dock where you can load cars and motorcycles.
     
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  2. BAZ

    BAZ Member

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    Considering how long the full length of the Autotrain is and the fact that it has only one stop in the middle of the journey, not even for passengers just a crew change, I doubt DTG would be able to make the full thing. But this is a nice suggestion because it would be fun moving and splitting all of those autoracks!
     
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  3. jamesonmin

    jamesonmin Active Member

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    mabye to ashville/Richmond VA still switching in lorton
    ive taken the auto train before
     
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  4. jamesonmin

    jamesonmin Active Member

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    hmmm 2 problems

    1 scenarios?
    2 there is only one auto train departing each DAY

    ok we can fix 2 by adding northeast regional trains to woodbridge VA
     
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  5. csxengineer

    csxengineer New Member

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    The auto train in very unique, you don't have any other train anywhere. I would love to see it plus with all that rail traffic it would be awesome to see.
     
  6. jamesonmin

    jamesonmin Active Member

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    we can also add CSX trains to the mix with the ES44AC and SD50
     

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