railroad http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati still working on plan to make trains quieter at night http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-still-working-plan-make-trains-quieter-night <p>Cincinnati Council could approve a report next month that would let the city move forward with a plan to reduce the noise freight trains make when traveling through some neighborhoods.&nbsp; The idea is to set-up a quiet zone especially for overnight train traffic.<br /> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 18785 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati still working on plan to make trains quieter at night Cincinnati Railroad Club based at Union Terminal http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-railroad-club-based-union-terminal <p>Here’s a great adventure for train lovers of all ages…a visit to <a href="http://cincinnatirrclub.org/About/towerA.shtml"><strong>Tower A</strong></a>, overlooking all the train tracks that come in and out of <a href="http://www.cincymuseum.org/unionterminal"><strong>Union Terminal</strong></a>, home of the <a href="http://www.cincymuseum.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Museum Center</strong></a>. The men and women of the <a href="http://cincinnatirrclub.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Railroad Club</strong></a> are always in Tower A during the museum hours to talk trains with every visitor. <strong>John Rockwell</strong> and <strong>Jack Haap </strong>from the club join Mark Perzel to talk about their love of trains and some of the amazing history of rail transportation here in Cincinnati.</p><p> Fri, 24 May 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 12917 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Railroad Club based at Union Terminal Making trains quieter in Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/making-trains-quieter-cincinnati <p>Cincinnati officials are studying a plan to make it quieter for some residents who live in neighborhoods with a lot of train traffic.</p><p>Train engineers are required to blow their horns one-quarter mile before each roadway crossing.&nbsp;</p><p>It&rsquo;s the same pattern each time, two long blasts, followed by a short and then another long one.&nbsp;</p><p>Since sound travels, some residents hear it a lot especially when there are several crossings located close together.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 18:42:56 +0000 Jay Hanselman 1883 at http://wvxu.org Making trains quieter in Cincinnati