Re: RPO’s and REA cars on Bristol line

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Thu May 19 13:31:28 EDT 2022

The RPO was operating as late as '67. I had a friend from Abingdon area
going to New River CC that would get same day delivery of mail from home!
Charlie Long

On Thu, May 19, 2022 at 1:03 PM NW Mailing List via NW-Mailing-List <
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> Andre:
> No. 9 usually arrived Bristol powered by a Class J and
> usually six head-end cars and a rider coach.  There was
> no Southern connection for this train at Bristol.  Same for
> No. 10.  It originated at Bristol, but no hand-off from a
> Southern connection.  This was in effect 1956-58 when
> it was my transportation to home from college.  H. Bundy
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