Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2011


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A New Star in the Heart of Americaby Steve Jessup — The Columbia Star dinner train revives passenger service on the former Wabash Columbia branch in Missouri, with good food to boot.

Train Festival 2011by Matt Lastovich — For 30,000 attendees at this event in Rock Island, Ill.—a panoply of passenger trains and locomotives.

The Knowledge Corridor"by Thornton Waite — PTJ's corridor series examines the New Haven–Hartford–Springfield branch of the Northeast Corridor.

How the L&N Saved Christmasby George Rieves — A freak snowstorm in Tennessee in 1962 nearly ruins Christmas, but the Louisville & Nashville saves the day!

Trail Blazer: Tour Toronto by Railby Malcolm Kenton — Visit this world-class city using Amtrak, GO Transit, and Toronto's extensive streetcar and subway system.

Allegro—A New Tempo on Railsby Tom Savio — Finland's new high-speed train has significantly cut travel times between Finland and nearby Russia.


On the Pointby Mike Schafer

The Journalby George Fletcher

North American Intercityby Karl Zimmerman

Window on the Worldby Kevin McKinney

Rush Hourby Ray Saunders

Going Fasterby Ernest H. Robl

LeisureRailby Ted & Sylvia Blishak

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