trains

Jefferson Exchange | December 13, 2013
10:49 am
Fri December 13, 2013

The Polar Express Comes To Medford

Credit Rotary Club of Medford

Darren Ravassipour, Medford Rotary Club president, preview's the Polar Express event this weekend.

Even people who do not love trains can get excited about them as Christmas approaches.

Especially since the publication of the book "The Polar Express" and the movie version that followed.  The train to the North Pole (somewhat modified) comes to Medford's Railroad Park on Friday and Saturday nights. 

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Jefferson Exchange | November 5, 2013
1:10 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Shaping Oregon's Willamette Valley Passenger Rail Corridor

Talgo train designed for Oregon.
Credit ODOT

ODOT Passenger Rail Project Manager Jim Cox outlines the state of rail now, and some possible futures.

California is going for the big enchilada in passenger trains, true high speed rail. 

Oregon's ambitions, like its population figures, are a bit more modest. 

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