Hot Spots 17 Roosevelt Road - Commuter action n Chicago DVD2 of 5 (1)
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Roosevelt Road is just outside Chicago's Union Station and hosts both Metra and Amtrak. New Metra MP36PH-3S's and F40PH-2's shuttle stainless steel bi-levels, and Amtrak shows off their P42-BWH's. Multiple train meets. Narration On/Off feature! 90+ minutes
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Hot Spots 17 Roosevelt Road - Commuter action n Chicago DVD
Nikhil Murthy (WA) on 2018-01-25 16:48:32.
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This program features Amtrak and Metra action at Union Station in Chicago, IL from the Roosevelt Rd. overpass. Although this program looks impressive with the many trains that go into and out of the station, there were several things I found absolutely disappointing. The lack of time stamps for each train that goes by as well as no on-screen graphics makes identifying the trains almost impossible, if not difficult, particularly the many Amtrak trains as well as Metra trains that radiate from the station. Furthermore, as with most of the Hot Spots series, there is extremely informative but very little narration in the beginning and then the trains do the talking for the rest of the program.