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Blog Entry# 2069267  
Posted: Nov 23 2016 (21:14)

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Sudarshan*^~   5967 blog posts   842 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Journey by Amtrak's 21 Texas Eagle Double Decker train from Chicago CHI to St. Louis STL. in pics. Train travels all the way to Los Angeles.
Video: Departing Chicago Union Station and then Crossing Up 22 Texas Eagle near Bloomington, IL, #USA, #international #amtrak #chicago
1. Grand Hall @ Chicago Union Station
2. Inside the Observation car
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Grand Stair Case & Pillars
5. Upper Deck seating from my seat
6. Me
7. Me between California Zypher (San Francisco bound) & Texas Eagle (Los Angeles Bound Via San Antonio) two of the longest traveling trains in USA
8. Observation Car
9. The Main concourse to All Tracks (Platforms)

  
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Nov 23 2016 (21:19)
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This observation car coach facility with glass roof should be started in Konkan Railways and places that have scenic beauty here in India too. BTW what was the max. speed of this train as American trains are not known for their speed?

  
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Nov 23 2016 (21:21)
Sudarshan*^~   5967 blog posts   842 correct pred (74% accurate)
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It is being started in Araku Valley on a trial basis between Visakhapatnam and Kirandul via Araku on 1VK & 2 VK Passenger.

  
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Nov 23 2016 (21:23)
Sudarshan*^~   5967 blog posts   842 correct pred (74% accurate)
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Speeds upto 80-90 mph. 130-140 kmph. On that day when I travelled first time it was rerouted due to consutruction. It was rerouted on to a dedicated freight line which had PSR of 60 mph. Second time it was on main line and hit 80-85 mph.

  
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Nov 23 2016 (21:28)
Himalayan रेलवे😊^~   4960 blog posts   1740 correct pred (80% accurate)
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American trains ar not known for their speed

  
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Nov 23 2016 (22:02)
Sudarshan*^~   5967 blog posts   842 correct pred (74% accurate)
Re# 2069267-5            Tags   Past Edits
I see. The fastest here is Acela Express. The Acela Express is the fastest train in the Western Hemisphere, with a normal maximum speed of 150 mph (241 kph) on two sections of its route between Boston,MA and New Haven, CT.

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