Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2014


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Amtrak Cities Sprinters, Off and Runningby El Simon — Amtrak's Swedish-design AEM7s replaced venerable ex-Pennsylvania GG1s years ago on the Northeast Corridor, and now the torch is being transferred to Siemens' ACS-64 Cities Sprinters."

A Phoenix in Hamiltonby John D. Thompson — This beautiful 1930s-era Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo station faced demolition in the 1970s, but it remains today as a shining jewel in downtown Hamilton, Ont.—and trains still call there.

Virginia Passenger Railby C.B. Hall — A state that makes money on its state-supported trains!

The Campbell Express to Topekaby Nancy Campbell — As an adult she became a worldwide traveler, but the author recalls that her fondest travel memories remain her family's yearly rides on the Santa Fe between Illinois and Kansas.

Amtrak Expansion: Not so Bad a Dream?—Part 2by C.B. Hall — PTJ continues to explore options of how Amtrak might expand service with little or no new equipment.

The Palmer Shuffle by Scott Ornstein —Ride this quirky route before the Vermonter gets rerouted.


On the Pointby Mike Schafer

The Journalby George Fletcher

North American Intercityby Karl Zimmerman

Window on the Worldby Kevin McKinney

Rush Hourby Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi

LeisureRailby Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Capitol Unlimitedby Ross Capon, NARP President & CEO

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