Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2009


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To Atlantic City by TrainNow by Elbert Simon Jr., Then by Eric Dervinis and Kevin Feeney — A comparison of rail passenger operations between New York City, Philadelphia, and the Boardwalk city.

A Sunset SolutionPTJ Staff Report—The time for change for Amtrak's beleaguered sunbelt transcon has arrived.

Ohio's 3-C Corridorby Kevin McKinney — Will the Buckeye State finally get the rail passenger service it deserves?

The Good Roads State Turns to Trainsby Malcom Kent — North Carolina becomes a model for regional advancement in passenger rail.

A Zephyr by Any Other Curtis L. Katz — The story behind the search for that famous moniker.

Zephyrettes Anyone?by Curtis L. Katz — The hostess service discontinued during World War II returns to the rails with the inauguration of the California Zephyr.

Long Live the PCCby Justin Franz — Riding MBTA's Mattapan-Ashmont high-speed line.


On the Pointby Mike Schafer

The Journalby George Fletcher

North American Intercityby Karl Zimmerman

Window on the Worldby Kevin McKinney

Rush Hourby Michael Roberts

LeisureRailby Ted & Sylvia Blishak

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