[vcf-midatlantic] train service to VCF-East

VAXman at tmesis.org VAXman at tmesis.org
Fri Apr 1 08:59:15 EDT 2016

Ray Sills via vcf-midatlantic writes: 

>> On Mar 30, 2016, at 7:18 PM, David Riley via vcf-midatlantic =
><vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote: >=20 > On
>Mar 30, 2016, at 14:25, Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic =
><vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote: >> The
>added benefit, no forced donation to >> Uncle Sam via tolls! >=20 >
>Well, again, most routes into Philly from 295 involve a bridge, and =
>those usually have tolls in the westbound direction. For example, the =
>only toll I pay is when coming back home over the Whitman bridge. Is =
>there a way to avoid that of which I am unaware? >=20 > Another nice
>bonus of that route is that 295 and 195 are both usually = very
>pleasant, sparsely populated drives. >=20 >=20 > - Dave 
>Hi Dave: 
>If you drive from Wall Twp. westward on I-195, you can connect with NJ =
>route 29.  Route 29 connects to I-95 (the =E2=80=9Creal=E2=80=9D I-95, =
>not the NJTP) near Yardley, PA.  You can cross the Delaware River at the
>= Scudder Falls Bridge, which has no toll=E2=80=A6 (at least for now). 
>= You can also get on to I-295 (north.. west..) which becomes I-95 after
>= it crosses over US-1 near Lawrenceville.  Since, the later route is on
>= an interstate road, the traffic might move a little more quickly, but
>it = would be longer.  Consult your GPS, and choose a no-toll route. 

Didn't I say that yesterday?  I-95/I-195.  No tolls!  I-95 goes direct to PHL
too for those that might be flying in/out.  It's fast too save for during the
rush hour but then, what route isn't?  Typically, there's some conjestion due
to perpertual I-95 construction circa the Vine Street Expressway up to around
Girard Ave. interchanges.  So, go have a cheesesteak and a beer, and wait out
the end of rush hour.  Gino's, Pat's and Jimmy's aren't far off I-95, and the
Reading Terminal Market is also an interesting experience not far off I-95 as

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