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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 23 hours # 1 Posted on 12.6.02 2016.09 Ok, I think I figured out why people don't take AMTRAK. It's fucking rediculous trying to figure out how to get from point A -> B. All I want to know is this: Can 2 people get from San Diego to Modesto, CA by only taking trains? If not, why the hell not? Are there not train tracks that go between N. and S. California? What's the deal? I don't want to take a bus. This sucks. I love it when a plan comes together Promote this thread!
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 19 hours Last activity: 19 hours # 2 Posted on 12.6.02 2125.02 I don't think there's any way to get over the Grapevine except via bus. Every time I ever called about it, the furthest south you could get to Riverbank/Modesto was Bakersfield. Just fly Southwest already! (Or it it already sold out?) ©CRZ Visit [slash] wrestling
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 23 hours # 3 Posted on 12.6.02 2256.04 It's $280 for two of us to fly, $170 for Amtrak. Probably $80 to drive, but I'm not sure I want to... Ugh. Maybe we can hitchhike. There is a train that goes up the coast but it only goes North from LA... can't get it coming back. It's the really nice LA -> Seattle run. Ugh. Anyone ever done train -> bus -> train before? Is it a nightmare? I love it when a plan comes together
TheBucsFan TheChiefsFan Since: 2.1.02 Since last post: 471 days Last activity: 471 days # 4 Posted on 12.6.02 2307.29 | Instant Rating: 4.42 Originally posted by Guru Zim Anyone ever done train -> bus -> train before? Is it a nightmare? I've done it twice going from my apartment in Gainesville to my brother's house in Miami when I was afraid my car couldn't handle the drive down. As long as you know where you're going well enough before hand to not get lost, I don't think you could have a problem. What I hated was that the thing I like most about riding in a train, the relaxing while someone else worries about driving and directions and such, is interrupted so you can switch trains. Mean Gene: "You know, I don't think it's a question - Goldberg, I don't think it's a question of who's next, I think it's a question of who's left?" Goldberg: "No, see, that's where you're wrong. It ain't who's left, it's - WHO'S NEXT?" "Just how hardcore am I? Well this morning, I drank milk that was two days past the expiration!" -Norman Smiley "She is one of them! She's CANADIAN!" -Stevie Ray
pieman As young as he feels Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 5 Posted on 13.6.02 0735.17 | Instant Rating: 8.21
Originally posted by Guru Zim There is a train that goes up the coast but it only goes North from LA... can't get it coming back. Okay, I'll bite. How does the train only go one way? Does Spock teleport it back to LA? He's Rolie Polie Olie - and in his world of curves and curls, he's the swellest kid around.
bigwavedave Blutwurst Since: 3.1.02 From: morro bay ca Since last post: 4722 days Last activity: 4722 days # 6 Posted on 13.6.02 0935.01 [>Okay, I'll bite. How does the train only go one way? Does Spock teleport it back to LA? that train ( the "coast starlight") goes from LA to Seattle through here in SLO county. it might not stop up near SanJO on the way back down. "My parents said I could be anything, so I became an ASSHOLE!"
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 23 hours # 7 Posted on 13.6.02 1225.55
I can't find a reverse trip for the Starlight Express. Even if I took that, though, I would have to take it to Oakland and come back via Oakland (assuming it comes back that way). Actually, that train costs more anyway, and takes 12 hours. I think we'll probably just fly Southwest Airlines. I love it when a plan comes together
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