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Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2014

$ 7.95


Two Milestone Changes for Chicago Trainsby Mike Schafer — Joliet Union Station: Out with the old and in with the new. Englewood: Metra really is the way to fly here!

Oklahoma Passenger Railby C.B. Hall — The Sooner State has embraced its Oklahoma City–Fort Worth Heartland Flyer. Will service from Oklahoma City to Tulsa be next?

50 Years of the Skokie Swiftby Lou Gerard — From the ashes of a portion of the storied Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee grew one of the most successful rapid-transit operations in all of Chicagoland.

15 Years of Passenger Service on the Erie Lackawannaby El Simon — Formed by the 1960 union of the venerable Erie Railroad and the vanguard Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, the EL offered an amazing variety of passenger-train service during its 15-year existence.

Amtrak's Capital Ideaby El Simon — Amtrak reveals the intended names of the newest members of its Viewliner fleet of baggage cars, baggage-dorms, sleepers, and diners.


On the Pointby Mike Schafer

The Journalby George Fletcher

North American Intercityby Karl Zimmerman

Rush Hourby Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi

Window on the Worldby Kevin McKinney

Capitol Unlimitedby Bill Stewart

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