Unable to access the Question thread weith regard to the 2 electric & 1 stean system serving a city and specific suburb

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Unable to access the Question thread weith regard to the 2 electric & 1 stean system serving a city and specific suburb
Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 10:12 PM

Website not responding on that thread.

Hints:  Alll routescof the larger system that exist are bus routew ahd have been for siome time, salthgh there was limited electric operation until after WWII,


The smaller railroad quit before Pear Harbor.  Part of its roadbed is ibn use fot electric operation,


Two of the suburbs see both diesel (formerly steam) and electric sercice, one only the diesel.


The single suurb served only by smaller electric ccthat abandonedearlier, served  on a pecwwiui electric service.liar branch, has vonly a bus line to the nearest service on the post-


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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, May 9, 2024 3:01 AM

I accessed this thread OK this moorning and appear able to post a reply.  So why cannot I access the Question thread?  I get the following:

Sorry, there was a problem with your last request!

Either the site is offline or an unhandled error occurred. We apologize and have logged the error. Please try your request again or if you know who your site administrator is let them know too.

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Posted by pennytrains on Friday, May 10, 2024 6:18 PM

Seems to be a widespread issue.  I haven't been able to log in all week.

Big Smile  Same me, different spelling!  Big Smile

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Posted by Overmod on Saturday, May 11, 2024 9:32 AM

Try again now.

This question about the three systems was not visible in my view of the relevant 'quiz' thread when the forums came back up yesterday -- and I looked carefully and repeatedly for it when this thread was initially posted.  I find on checking (~9:30am Central 5/11) that the question appears in detail, and I suspect it should be possible for Mr. Klepper to go in and edit it at this time.

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Posted by rcdrye on Saturday, May 11, 2024 6:32 PM

Kind of hard to decode the typing.  Lynn MA was served by B&M (Steam, now MBTA Conmmuter Rail), BRB&L (electric, left before WWII, ROW part of today's MBTA Blue Line), and Easter Massachusetts Street Railway, some of which was absorbed by the T, all bus now.


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