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Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2012

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Features:

Vermont Passenger Rail Keeps Rollingby C.B. Hall — For a little state that didn't have passenger trains when Amtrak began in 1971, Vermont now plays big in the rail passenger arena.

Dark Clouds Over Ontario Northlandby Douglas N.W. Smith — If you haven't ridden the Ontario Northland's Northlander between Toronto and Cochrane, Ontario, this ear may be your last chance.

Trailblazer: An L" of a Rush(ed) Hour Ride!by Bruce Stahl — A one-hour circle trip on Chicago's Loop "L" with stopovers.

A Tale of Two Talgosby Mike Schafer — Wisonsin's costly decision to save money by going all-highway may have orphaned two new trains built in Milwaukee.

Mixing Leisure and Businessby Ted Blishak — Even for important business involving the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Secretary of the Navy chose trains over a private flight.

Inside Wilmington Shopsby Mark Florio, with Robert A. LaMay — A brief glimpse of the modern world of Amtrak locomotives behind brick walls built in 1903.

Departments:

On the Pointby Mike Schafer

The Journalby George Fletcher

North American Intercityby Karl Zimmerman
Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney

Rush Hourby Brian Schmidt with Joseph M. Calisi

Going Fasterby Ernest H. Robl

Capitol Unlimitedby Ross Capon, NARP President and CEO

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