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Welcome to Virtual Railfan, please read this important info. LA PLATA RAILROAD DAYS Train Watching Event, Oct 19-21, 2018: https://www.facebook.com/events/178640979512977 http://www.aprhf.org/2018/09/13/laplata-railroad-days-train-watching-event-is-october-19th-21st-event-and-t-shirt-information-right-here/ ORDER YOUR T-SHIRTS/HOODIES TODAY! Want to take a trip to La Plata? Stay at the Depot Inn & Suites: https://www.depotinn.com/ Check out Bob & Amy Cox's business, Train Party: http://www.trainparty.com/ This is a live stream of La Plata, Missouri, USA, for people who enjoy watching trains. You are welcome to join our family friendly chat, but keep in mind that there’s a community with rules already established. Please check them out below. This pair of cameras are on the BNSF Marceline Sub at milepost 312.7. Radio Feed: https://bit.ly/2NbpuII Informational Map: http://www.curtlundgren.com/la_plata.jpg (Courtesy of Curt Lundgren, thanks Curt!) La Plata East: https://youtu.be/6_JjlmVtWfA La Plata West: https://youtu.be/ciNAaLN_Mrg Help us raise funds for the displays at the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation: https://tinyurl.com/y8xc6gve APRHF homepage: http://www.aprhf.com/ Duplication or distribution of our videos is strictly prohibited without permission. CHAT RULES: • Be polite and respectful • Use English, we need a single language to be able to understand each other. If you’re not fluent, please use a translator such as Google Translate: https://translate.google.com • Don’t post in ALL CAPS or use excessive emojis, letters or characters. • Don’t discuss politics, religion, race, sex, violence, disturbing details about train or vehicle accidents, or anything like that. We try to be mindful of any children who may be watching. • Don't use the terms "foamer" or "foaming" in your comments or your username. Many railfans find them derogatory and offensive. • The conversation here is trains, and please remember that said on topic conversation needs to come first. Off topic conversation such as music, sports, jokes, etc. is fine, but it must be kept in balance with on topic. • Please keep conversations of personal issues (medical, domestic, legal, etc.) out of the chat; take it to messaging or email. Remember, you are sharing information with hundreds of people, not just those directly involved in the chat. • Don’t ask to become a moderator. It’s earned. If we’re interested in your assistance, we will contact you. • Just be nice, it’s amazing what happens when we’re all nice to each other. THINGS THAT WILL GET YOU BANNED: • Inappropriate usernames • Profanity • Asking for subscriptions (subs) • Being intentionally disruptive, creating arguments or any other jerk-like behavior • Not following the moderators’ instructions ABOUT THIS FEED: La Plata, MO, in Northern Missouri, is located on BNSF Railway's Marceline Subdivision at milepost 312.7, part of their Southern Transcon, the former Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (AT&SF) mainline between Chicago and Los Angeles. Amtrak’s "Southwest Chief" passenger train stops here twice a day; the eastbound train #4 in the morning and the westbound train #3 in the evening. The typical BNSF freight train volume is between 50 and 70 trains per 24 hours. There are 2 cameras available. There is an ATCS layout available, as well as a radio feed for the western part of the BNSF Marceline Sub, listening to AAR road channel 30, 160.560 (also includes Norfolk Southern's Kansas City District, on road channel 22, 160.440): http://www.railroadradio.net/content/view/282/325/ The default camera is facing east, and the other camera faces west. Desktop users can use the suitcase icon at the bottom of the video to toggle between cams. For other devices, you can access the west cam here: https://youtu.be/ciNAaLN_Mrg You will see lots of Amish and Mennonite folks at the station. Please be respectful of these communities in chat. When’s the next train? Yeah, we get this a lot. You can figure out the next Amtrak passenger train with this handy link: https://bit.ly/2M4bFLF There’s no schedule for freight trains, but some of our more knowledgeable members will provide real-time information when it’s available. Please refrain from asking. ABOUT VIRTUAL RAILFAN: Virtual Railfan currently has 33 cams from 3 countries. Visit our website for memberships, more free cams, and our own live chat. Thanks for stopping by, we’re glad you’re here! Website: http://virtualrailfan.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/virtualrailfan/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/virtual_railfan Know a good location for a camera? We’d love to hear! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any contacts in the area, please let us know.
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Mali opposition candidate rejects presidential election results | DW | 14.08.2018 Malian opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse said Monday that he would reject the results of a presidential runoff against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, which has been marred with accusations of fraud. Ballot counting is underway in the western African country after Sunday's second round vote. The results are not expected until midweek at the earliest, but Keita is predicted to confirm a second term in office. Read more: Escape from al-Shabab: 'I was turned into a sex slave' Cisse, 68, has acc... ----------------------- Don't Forget Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaf4QsqQFbSTFQiq7VFGgPw?sub_confirmtion=1
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Mexico to Begin Bullet Train Construction Next Year
A new rail line connecting some of the most popular tourism destinations in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula could begin construction as early as next year. According to senator-elect José Luis Pech Várguez of Quintana Roo, the new line, which is expected to cost 100 billion pesos ($5.2 billion U.S.), will begin construction in 2019 and should take about six years to fully complete. The train line, which is being designed to bring visitors to the northern part of the peninsula further south, while als...
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