Anyone want to run their own (real) railroad?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by Peter T Davis, Oct 11, 2005.

  1. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Guy Behind the Curtains

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    Saw this interesting listing for a railroad for sale. I'm guessing by the facts listed that it's the Cape Cod Central Railroad. So, whos' buying it? ;)
  2. Marxed

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    i'm placing my bid :D
  3. Wabash Banks

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    I just phoned the wife and asked her what she thought about moving to Mass.
    Her reply was can you make more money than you currently make and isn't it colder there than in Indiana?
    Since Yes I can and Yes it is are the answers, I guess I'm bidding too!
    It says training provided....does that mean getting your certs? It wouldn't take too long during the fall season to accumulate 80 hours at the throttle!
  4. kchronister

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    Those numbers are TERRIBLE! Cash flow of 6% on revenue? Yikes! You'll be lucky to net one red cent out of that.

    But if one of y'all buys it, I'll come take a ride.
  5. Wabash Banks

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    Hmmm, you know, I read that wrong. THanks for pointing that out! I certainly would not make as more than I make now, which will dampen the purchasing efforts....

    I bet a bank wouldn't be impressed with those numbers either. They should probably just give the thing away!
  6. Peter T Davis

    Peter T Davis Guy Behind the Curtains

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    Yea, the only way those numbers work for me is if they include a six figure salary for the CEO. ;)
  7. kchronister

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    He he he. Yeah, wasn't that $9xx,xxx number up the top the CEO's salary?