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Hoboken Terminal seriously damaged in commuter train crash
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Author:  Jeff Lisowski [ Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:36 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Hoboken Terminal seriously damaged in commuter train cra

PaulWWoodring wrote:
I think it's rather unfair of the moderators to only allow the right-wing views to be openly expressed.

Let me be clear here- for the most part- I am the active moderator Mon- Fri 8AM- 5PM Pacific time. I rarely get on here over the weekend- you know- having a life and all. It is also rare to have more than one moderator on at the same time. This is not a corporate run message board, it's just us members.

If a member reports a thread it will get addressed as promptly as possible. All the moderators try our best to have a fair and level playing ground. Generally speaking, we let you all govern yourselves until the need to step in arises.

Author:  Alexander D. Mitchell IV [ Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:21 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Hoboken Terminal seriously damaged in commuter train cra

When outright partisan garbage such as:
"On a personal note, I can't wait to see the corpulent criminal Gov. of NJ wearing an orange jump suit as a guest of either the NJ or federal penal system

is being spouted, then the discussion has derailed COMPLETELY from rail preservation and scalp-deep into the manure pit of politics. And I would dare say that most folks here come to get AWAY from that manure, no matter which way thay may lean politically.

And a wishy-washy attempt to tie partisan political approaches to transportation policy to rail preservation ain't gonna cut it.

You don't like being tossed to "railfanning" or being deleted completely? Reconsider your writing before hitting "Submit".

Author:  dinwitty [ Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:24 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Hoboken Terminal seriously damaged in commuter train cra

you know, since many transit properties have gone public the governments have to be railroad aware, railroad smart, and railroad responsible. But in the early private companies there have been many conflicts between town governments and streetcar companies as to who does street cleaning, or pavement improvements, and other latent responsibilies. Today it land on some of the whims of government leaders. Thats not good without my mentioned above. Best example today is NICTD who's work on the South Shore has been phenominal.

Its no wonder we get into political arguments like this but when it affects a railroad of concern, here we go again.

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