who's got a cool name for a train?

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who's got a cool name for a train?
Posted by lattasnip9 on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 10:21 PM

 

The... i don't know

any body have any ideas?

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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 11:02 PM

A train from Sacramento to Reno called The Gold Rush.

A train from Hollywood to Sacramento callled The Schwarzenegger Express.

A train that encircles Washington DC called The Runaround. Alternate name: The Imagination Limited.

A train across the Bible Belt called The City of Corpus Christi.

Maybe more later.....

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Posted by oltmannd on Thursday, November 29, 2007 6:50 AM
Chicago to Miami:  "The Greyhound" Wink [;)]

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Posted by tomikawaTT on Sunday, December 2, 2007 10:01 PM

A full-distance New York-San Francisco train, the Contra Coaster...Whistling [:-^]

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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, December 2, 2007 10:13 PM

A few imaginary ones.

Merchants Limited.

Traders Overland.

Brokers Express.

Who knows? They may have been used already by someone.

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Posted by Newyorkcentralfan on Thursday, December 6, 2007 1:03 PM

Not imaginary. It's a New Haven train. 

 

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A few imaginary ones.

Merchants Limited.

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Posted by CNW534 on Thursday, December 6, 2007 3:28 PM
Chicago to Minneapolis:  The 400
You should see what an SD70ACe does to a dead fish!
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Posted by greyhounds on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 11:10 PM

 oltmannd wrote:
Chicago to Miami:  "The Greyhound" Wink [;)]

I like that one!

They could put a large stuffed rabbit in the back of a hy-rail truck and have the train chase it down the track.

There are great promotional possibilities:

"Prerfers The Rail", "Hugs The Rail", etc.

For what it's worth, I once owned a racing Greyhound I named "Streamliner". 

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Posted by Prairietype on Thursday, December 20, 2007 3:14 PM

Great Plains Zephyr

Prairie Star

Grassland Limited

Sunflower Express

Great Plains Vista

Buffalo Range Express

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Posted by cordon on Thursday, December 20, 2007 4:14 PM

Smile [:)]

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Smile [:)]  Smile [:)]

 

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Posted by IRONHORSE77 on Thursday, December 20, 2007 5:59 PM

Polar Express

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Posted by hf1001 on Thursday, December 20, 2007 8:45 PM

OKC to Tulsa to KC-  "The Tulsa Flyer"

Newton to KC-  "The Newton Flyer"

Smile [:)]

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Posted by lattasnip9 on Friday, December 21, 2007 11:42 PM

o. st. paul to st. louis-   "saints limited".

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Posted by passengerfan on Saturday, December 22, 2007 7:11 AM

How about a Los Angeles - Las Vegas - Crapshooter

returning as the Busted Flush between Las Vegas and Los Angeles

 

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Posted by overall on Tuesday, December 25, 2007 2:12 PM

Back before they called it the Acela, Amtrak was going to call it the American Flyer. A.C.Gilbert would have been proud. Being a Lionel man myself, I wish they would name one the Joshua Lionel Cowan or maybe the Lionel Liner.

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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, December 25, 2007 7:38 PM

 CNW534 wrote:
Chicago to Minneapolis:  The 400

I recall that image from some of the FSX forums somewhere.

Very funny.

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Posted by Prairietype on Friday, January 11, 2008 7:14 PM

1. Great Plains Clipper, or Prairie Clipper.

2. Quivira Express

3. Prairie States Limited

4. Prairie Pioneer Zephyr

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Posted by cnwfan51 on Sunday, January 13, 2008 7:07 AM
Bow [bow]    BOB  Smile [:)]
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Posted by lattasnip9 on Sunday, January 13, 2008 3:06 PM
haha
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Posted by Ham Radio on Monday, January 14, 2008 7:49 PM

Southern California - Cucamonga Flyer

Big Smile [:D]

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Posted by ndbprr on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 5:33 PM
How about a real attention getter, "The Money Maker".
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Posted by oltmannd on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 6:39 AM
Any train over the ex-L&N portion of CSX:  "The Kudzu Krawler"

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Posted by SR1457 on Wednesday, January 16, 2008 9:05 AM
My Name for Cool Train....Da Train., yep Da TRain., cant you hear the Train caller., saying., Da Train, Da Train, Number 40, arriving from New yawk., on Track Faughty Four.Cool [8D]Whistling [:-^]DixieLaugh [(-D]
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Posted by Chafford1 on Monday, January 21, 2008 9:22 AM
Amtrak's 'Kansas City Mule' and 'St Louis Mule' Laugh [(-D]
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Posted by choochoobuff on Monday, January 28, 2008 7:45 PM

Columbus, Ohio to Ann Arbor, Michigan. "The Rivalry Express" It would be packed one weekend a year.

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Posted by espeefoamer on Thursday, January 31, 2008 1:45 PM

A good name for the proposed train between LA and San Francisco.

The Quake and Shake.Big Smile [:D]

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Posted by passengerfan on Sunday, December 28, 2008 6:41 AM

How about renaming the Coast Starlight to the Coast Starlate.

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Posted by aegrotatio on Thursday, January 8, 2009 9:28 AM

 I still want the PUCCATRAIN.

 

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Posted by chatanuga on Friday, January 9, 2009 10:08 AM

On my layout, I have Amtrak service between Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati.  On my schedule that I've created, there are "Shuttle Service" trains between Cleveland and Columbus and between Columbus and Cincinnati.  Between Cleveland and Cincinnati, the trains are the Clevelander, the Buckeye Flyer, and the Cincinnatian.

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Posted by choochoobuff on Tuesday, January 20, 2009 9:30 PM

As a fellow Ohioan, how about the Heartland Flyer or the Queen City and Lakefront?

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