Affordable Regional Rail-DMUs
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1   Link   Capitol Metro Regional Rail (Austin, TX)
"The Red Line will run on 32-miles of existing freight tracks between Leander and Downtown Austin. It will provide convenient service for suburban and central Austin residents."
2   Link   Washington County Commuter Rail (Oregon)
"Construction is under way for the first commuter rail line in Oregon. Self-propelled diesel trains [DMUs] will carry passengers between Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville when the line opens in fall 2008."
3   Link   Sprinter Passenger Rail (N. San Diego Co., California)
"The SPRINTER will run 22 miles along the Highway 78 corridor effortlessly transporting passengers to work, school, shopping centers and other activities." Oceanside to Escondido, CA. regional rail line using state-of-the art DMUs.
4   Link   Missoula-Hamilton, Montana Rail Study Website
A serious study of rail transit and other possibilities in the Highway 93 corridor through the Bitterroot Valley. This is Montana's most congested intercity corridor. It might be justified if they can keep costs below $3-$5 million per mile!