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Sat, Jun. 8th, 2002, 10:40 am
absurdity #001:

It's costing me just about the same to go by train from NYC to DC and then to Pittsburg as it would to go directly from NY to Pittsburg.

I'm not complaining, but it's still ridiculous.

Sat, Jun. 8th, 2002 11:53 am (UTC)

amtrak is terrible.

Sun, Jun. 9th, 2002 11:20 am (UTC)

And, apparently, once again teetering on the verge of bankruptcy. For example, I read that they're considering slimming down from 73 Vice Presidents to only 20. How many more times will Uncle Sam bail these jokers out, I wonder?

I'm all for rail travel, but surely some other corporation could run such an enterprise without bleeding money all the way...