Passenger Train Journal Third Quarter 2014
A Sentimental Journey? • by Karl Zimmermann — A somewhat frustrating trip on Amtrak's Silver Star prompts the author to soul search the whys of rail travel's appeal.
From PRIIA to … What? • by C.B. Hall — The Passenger Rail Investment & Improvement Act comes to term this year. PTJ provides its interpretation of the 2008 act and then asks, did PRIIA work and … what's next?
Amtrak and PennDOT's Keystone Corridor • by Chuck Crouse — For decades not considered a corridor at all, Amtrak and PennDOT's higher-speed, electrified route between Philadelphia and Harrisburg (with a direct tie-in to New York City) has become a model for future corridors.
A Citadel of Streamliners • by Mike Schafer with Jason Leverton — PTJ travels to Spencer, N.C., to witness a four-day landmark gathering of surviving vintage diesels (and one streamliner-era steam locomotive) from the streamliner era of the 20th Century.
High on Adventure • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak — After years of planning and negotiations, Rocky Mountaineer Vacations brings its stunning Rocky Mountaineer tourist train to the U.S.
On the Point • by Mike Schafer
The Journal • by George Fletcher
North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman
Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney
Rush Hour • by Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi
LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak
Capitol Unlimited • by Bill Stewart
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