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Re: LA Rail Revival

In article <376421bb.2402614@news.u-net.com>,

> >>This weekend the Metro Red line subway went into operation between
> >>downtown area of LA and Hollywood's famous intersection of Hollywood
> >>Vine.

> >Red Line?  Isn't that the system bought up and closed down in the
> >20's by Standard Oil to force people to use cars more?

> I think the red line was the collective name for the Pacific Electric
> tramway system

Actually, the Pacific Electric was nicknamed the "Big Red *Cars*"

> This Red Line is just a short
> LRT.

No, this Red Line is a not-so-short-anymore heavy rail subway.


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