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When the price of oil reaches $150 a barrel and rising, people will be glad they have dependable rail service. That is, IF they have it.
Rail moves more people and freight per unit of oil than cars or trucks. And rails last longer than asphalt highways.
High Speed Rail is fine, but I think a lot of people would be happy with better "normal" speed, and more passenger lines. Like the train that went up the Gorge on the Oregon side to Salt Lake City, Denver and Chicago. And how about train service to Bend?
Instead of wasting oil in order to save money, we should do the reverse. Make oil our "currency."
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