Amtrak Northeast/Metropolitan Divisions

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Any confirmation possible that Amtrak is supposed to switch the Northeast Division (South Station-Morris) and Metropolitan Division (Morris-Union Station) over to 12.5kHz NFM this month?
 

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I'm sure they'll be doing so soon if they havent already.


You likely won't hear much of a difference.

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You likely won't hear much of a difference.

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Yeah true. They'll still be stepping all over each other like usual. :) AFAIK it was supposed to happen last month, but new info seems to indicate otherwise. That's why I asked.
 

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There is no such thing as the Northeast Division (South Station-Morris) and Metropolitan Division (Morris-Union Station). Do a little research.
 

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There is no such thing as the Northeast Division (South Station-Morris) and Metropolitan Division (Morris-Union Station). Do a little research.
Yup. Dunno why I put Metropoltan instead of Mid-Atlantic. Brainfart. I was trying to be general, but to be specific...

In 2002 Amtrak preformed a realignment of the operating divisions. Since then, a realignment has been done again. Per the paperwork in front of me (dated June 2010)...

Northeast Division East (South Station-New Haven MP72.9) (Former New England Division)
Northeast Division West (SHELL-MORRIS) (Former Metropolitan Division, nee. New York Division)
Mid-Atlantic Division (MORRIS-Union Station)

Technically the Mid-Atlantic Division extends to Newport News, Lynchburg, and the VA/NC state line, but this topic was strictly about the Main Line.

If you're an Amtrak employee and have a correction, feel free to provide it. :)

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And yes, the switch was made. Original question answered by a PM earlier.
 
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Good guess. This March I will have 28 years of service. At present I currently maintain databases of all Amtrak MW equipment and Fleet vehicles through out the country. This includes what 'division' each piece belongs to. You?
 

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Good guess. This March I will have 28 years of service. At present I currently maintain databases of all Amtrak MW equipment and Fleet vehicles through out the country. This includes what 'division' each piece belongs to. You?
Wasn't at all a guess. First post was vauge and a mistake after being up for almost 18hrs. And please correct me then if I'm wrong. That's part of what these forums are for. I only know how the timetable, TSRB, division bulletins, etc, etc, etc read. No need at all to be nasty dude...
 
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No nastiness intended. Just 'pointing' {haleve} you on the right track. Oh that was predicatively terrible wasn't it!
 

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Here in Philly (based on looking at the deviation with a measurement receiver), it appears that most of the train and portable radios on 160.920 are now narrowband, but some still aren't. Just about all the base stations seem to still be wideband, however.
 
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