Trains between IC and CR are not “light rail”

I’m definitely into the idea of using the CRANDIC trackage between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City for regular passenger service. But it bugs me that whenever the idea is discussed, it’s described by Iowans as “light rail”. For heaven’s sake, people, “light rail” describes vehicles like streetcars, not the sort of things that can share tracks (there is one special exception in New Jersey where Light Rail Vehicles travel briefly on heavy rail tracks, but it’s generally impractical as well as illegal) with freight trains.

Helpful chart:

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