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Re: Train Speed
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-----Original Message-----Chuck, a couple years ago I was at the Rail Museum (one room in a library) in
Maybrook. The (real railroaders) there said that the handoff from NH to L&HR (I
think) as the very eastern end of the alphabet route typically took less than 10
(TEN!!!) minutes. The locomotives were prepositioned, as was a caboose
accompanied by a switcher, and the pick and place was accomplished in almost no
time at all. The air was left pumped up on the train, so no wasted time getting
the brakes off. Good thing Maybrook is a level yard.