Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2009
Minnesota's Rail Service Prepares to Shine • by Steve Glischinski — Beginning with new commuter trains, plans for new rail service in the Land of 10,000 Lakes" are off to a bright start.
Along the Oregon Trail • by Thornton Waite — Attached to Amtrak's reauthorization bill was the requirement to research a return of this long-dormant route.
Pioneer Possibilities • by Kevin Holland — A look at portions of Amtrak's draft report on the route of the Pioneer and a few suggestions from an interested third party.
The Many Faces of Metrolink • by Dave Crammer — A regular following of passengers on a pair of trains between San Bernardino and Oceanside, California and how they have become "family."
A Forgotten Corridor: Chicago-Madison • by Mike Schafer — An historical artery of competing railroads, each with a variety of trains and routes.
Wisconsin and Amtrak: Heading for Madison? • by Stephen Karlson — With cars already purchased, it looks as though this corridor will eventually return.
On the Point • by Mike Schafer
The Journal • by George Fletcher
North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman
LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak
Rush Hour • by Michael Roberts
Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney
Mail, Express and L.C.L."