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Category:Stations along the proposed New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Commuter Rail Line has been nominated for discussion[edit]

Category:Stations along the proposed New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Commuter Rail Line, which is within the scope of this WikiProject, has been nominated for renaming to Category:Hartford Line stations. A discussion is taking place to see if it abides with the categorization guidelines. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the categories for discussion page. Thank you.

MISSFILE members[edit]

Hello. Yesterday, eight articles about railway stations suddenly appeared in Category:Articles with missing files. I can see no obvious reasons, e.g. any files having been deleted on Commons, but their commonality is that they transclude {{Caledonian Railway (Carstairs to Carlisle) RDT}}. That template has not been edited for two weeks, so I don't know why the eight articles show up in MISSFILE now. The template seems to have an error, but my lack of experience with {{routemap}} suggests this matter is more efficiently handled by you who have.

A few more train articles, new in MISSFILE today, where I fail to see what is wrong:

Please ping me, there's usually something to learn from these situations. Sam Sailor 08:57, 20 July 2018 (UTC)

It looks like a missing icon file, possibly BSicon o.svg, but that's mainly inspired guesswork. As well as Category:Articles with missing files look at Category:Templates with missing files where you'll see the common factor for the pages. Martin of Sheffield (talk) 09:37, 20 July 2018 (UTC)
this version of the template shows the effect that was being aimed for, apart from the broken line immediately below the station. Might be of use in redrawing the diagram to overcome the issue. Mjroots (talk) 10:23, 20 July 2018 (UTC)
@Mjroots, Martin of Sheffield, and Sam Sailor: Sorry about that; this was an error in Module:Routemap that was inserted when I was converting it to use TemplateStyles. I fixed it on 27 July. Jc86035 (talk) 17:13, 10 August 2018 (UTC)

Discussion at Talk:Goat Canyon Trestle#Inaccuracies[edit]

 You are invited to join the discussion at Talk:Goat Canyon Trestle#Inaccuracies. RightCowLeftCoast (talk) 01:18, 9 August 2018 (UTC)

A link to a DAB page[edit]

Victorian Goldfields Railway links to the DAB page Victorian Railways W type carriage. The problem was first spotted in April 2017. Can any expert help solve it? (Search for "disam" in read mode or for "{{dn" in edit mode to find it.) Narky Blert (talk) 13:22, 10 August 2018 (UTC)

Probably a Victorian Railways Short W type carriage. Both articles state that the railway has carriages of this type, such as 42BU. Of course, it's possible that Victorian Railways Long W type carriages are or were used too. Certes (talk) 13:30, 10 August 2018 (UTC)

Naming conventions proposal for Taiwan stations[edit]

Hi. I am proposing a naming conventions for Taiwan stations for better consistency. Feedback welcomed at User talk:Szqecs/Naming conventions (Taiwan stations). Thanks. Szqecs (talk) 08:22, 14 August 2018 (UTC)

MAX Blue Line[edit]

Truflip99 has asked for feedback on the MAX Blue Line article, before a possible Good article nomination, if any WikiProject Trains members are willing to take a look and leave feedback on the article's talk page. Thanks! ---Another Believer (Talk) 21:20, 22 August 2018 (UTC)

Nomination of Ahmedabad Monorail for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Ahmedabad Monorail is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Ahmedabad Monorail until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. Nizil (talk) 07:26, 27 August 2018 (UTC)

Low quality of wikipedia articles related to current technology[edit]

Hi all, I have started work for a railway company not so long ago and as I used wikipedia to answer specific doubts and just to learn more about current technology, I realised the quality of content for modern technology is pretty poor. I assume this is because this is a very opaque sector that people outside the sector do not understand very well. I was pretty surprised by the low quality of the ETCS article, absence of digital interlocing and EULZNX, etc. Has anyone else had the same impression? Would this merit creating a task force for this? Cheers! Botatao (talk) 13:32, 29 August 2018 (UTC)