Passenger Train Journal Third Quarter 2010


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How Good are Amtrak's Best?by Karl Zimmermann — PTJ's on-the-go Contributing Editor samples two of Amtrak's most highly regarded trains, the Empire Builder and the Coast Starlight.

Passenger Train Revival in Northern Illinois?by Mike Schafer — Part 2: PTJ resumes its look at a new crop of passenger trains slated for the Prairie State. In this issue: Chicago–Quad Cities.

The Florida East Coast Railway: Henry M. Flagler's Steel Boulevard to Sunshineby Elbert Simon — The rise and fall of FEC's colorful passenger service between Jacksonville and Miami (and will passenger trains return?).

Trail Blazer: Taking a Walk Over the Hudson Riverby Theodore W. Scull — The grand old New Haven bridge spanning on the world's greatest waterways takes on a new life.

LeisureRail: The St. Kitts Scenic Railwayby Ted & Sylvia Blishak — Bilevel train with rattan seats!


On the Pointby Mike Schafer

The Journalby George Fletcher

North American Intercityby Karl Zimmerman

LeisureRailby Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Window on the Worldby Kevin McKinney

Rush Hourby Michael Roberts

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