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Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2010

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Features:

Intercity: A Glad (Sad) True Train Storyby Karl Zimmermann — The state-supported Amtrak Downeaster service between Boston and Portland flies in the face of naysayers. But is anybody listening?

Streetcars on the Wharfby Peter Ehrlich — In San Francisco the MUNI's F-Line historic-trolley route has become (besides a functional way to get around) a sensation and an institution.

From City to Shore (and Back Again): Long Island Rail Roadby Joseph M. Calisi — Part 1: PTJ looks back on the first 175 years of service on the LIRR, today the busiest passenger railroad in North America.

VIA: From Corridor to Canadianby Kevin J. Holland — Sampling the current state of VIA Rail Canada Service in Ontario, Quebec, and the Western provinces.

LeisureRail: What Happened to America's Luxury Train?by Ted & Sylvia Blishak — The longtime evolution of the luxury touring train in the U.S. has apparently come to a dead end with the American Railway Explorer.

Departments:

On the Pointby Mike Schafer

The Journalby George Fletcher

North American Intercityby Karl Zimmerman

Rush Hourby Michael Roberts

LeisureRailby Ted & Sylvia Blishak

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