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November 24, 1989 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Train conductor Joseph Byrd glanced anxiously at his pocket watch and scanned the suddenly deserted rail platform at Union Station in Los Angeles. "All aboard!" he yelled to no one in particular. Then he produced a walkie-talkie from the pocket of his blue suit coat and stepped onto the San Diego-bound passenger train. "I'm ready," he barked to the engineer. On board, the train's bar car was already doing a brisk business.
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March 9, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Amtrak's San Diegan, shut down for two weeks after a massive landslide blocked railroad tracks in Dana Point, was scheduled to resume its commuter runs this morning, Santa Fe Railway officials said Monday. Freight train traffic heading south to San Diego was to resume late Monday night, officials said.
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October 7, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Transit officials have scrubbed the late 1992 start-up date for an Oceanside to San Diego commuter train and canceled plans for buying rail equipment. No new timetable will be posted until transit agencies manage to buy the Santa Fe Railway tracks, they said.
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February 25, 1993 | MICHAEL GRANBERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The unrelenting onslaught of Southern California rain is causing Carter Burruss, general manager of a poultry feed company, to reconsider his line of work. "Only every damn night," he snarled Wednesday, sounding like a man who hadn't slept for a while. And, in fact, he hadn't.
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February 25, 1993 | MICHAEL GRANBERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The unrelenting onslaught of Southern California rain is causing Carter Burruss, general manager of a poultry feed company, to reconsider his line of work. "Only every damn night," he snarled Wednesday, sounding like a man who hadn't slept for a while. And, in fact, he hadn't.
NEWS
March 9, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Amtrak's San Diegan, shut down for two weeks after a massive landslide blocked railroad tracks in Dana Point, was scheduled to resume its commuter runs this morning, Santa Fe Railway officials said Monday. Freight train traffic heading south to San Diego was to resume late Monday night, officials said.
NEWS
October 7, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Transit officials have scrubbed the late 1992 start-up date for an Oceanside to San Diego commuter train and canceled plans for buying rail equipment. No new timetable will be posted until transit agencies manage to buy the Santa Fe Railway tracks, they said.
NEWS
November 24, 1989 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Train conductor Joseph Byrd glanced anxiously at his pocket watch and scanned the suddenly deserted rail platform at Union Station in Los Angeles. "All aboard!" he yelled to no one in particular. Then he produced a walkie-talkie from the pocket of his blue suit coat and stepped onto the San Diego-bound passenger train. "I'm ready," he barked to the engineer. On board, the train's bar car was already doing a brisk business.
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