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Star Wars Day - Well played, Norfolk Southern, well played...

A long time ago (today) in a galaxy far, far away (Twitter)...

Taken from the NS Corporate Twitter at: https://twitter.com/nscorp/status/860075650350288896

May the 4th Be With You. Happy #StarWarsDay. Burlington Northern Santa Fe also got in on the fun. You can see that at
https://twitter.com/BNSFRailway/status/860146774933221376

The other big railroad in the eastern USA apparently didn't get the memo.

This is Comm Station Epsilon Nine calling USS Columbia.

Epsilon Nine: This is Comm Station Epsilon Nine calling USS Columbia. Come in, Columbia. Respond, please.

Columbia: This is Scout Columbia, Epsilon Nine. Could you boost your transmission?

Epsilon Nine: This is Epsilon Nine, Columbia. Am boosting output. How read you this?

Columbia: Fine, fine. Thank you, Epsilon Nine. Receiving your transmission.

Epsilon Nine:Scout Columbia, NCC-621 to rendezvous with Scout Revere, NCC-595 on Stardate 7411.4. Further orders will be relayed at that time. Signed Commodore Prober to Starfleet. End of transmission.

Columbia: Received. Thank you.

-- Star Trek: The Motion Picture