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Old 01-05-14, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Cyclebum View Post
Only a 'minute subset' need convenient baggage service? I think not. More to do with union rules than passenger convenience. I can't check baggage in Marshall, 30 miles away, but can in Longview, 50 miles away. Same train. Crazy.
Convenient baggage service does not necessarily mean checked baggage service as you can still carry on most baggage. Have you ever ridden the Northeast Corridor? Very few trains with checked baggage service. Trains packed with people traveling with luggage.

You example seems crazy only if you think about it superficially. If I had hours and no life I would explain in detail why.
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