Passenger Train Journal Third Quarter 2016

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Oklahoma Five-Oh!by Karl Zimmermann — Our InterCity columnist finally makes it to the Sooner State—by way of South Dakota and Hawaii.

Amtrak Thruway: Making the Connectionsby C.B. Hall — Contracting with connecting bus companies extends Amtrak’s reach—while both modes win.

Those Corridor Cars: Better Late than Neverby C.B. Hall — What’s happened to the big order for new cars for the state-supported trains of Illinois, Missouri, and California?.

The New Kansas City Starby Ian Scott — Streetcars are the popular new way to get to a good barbecue joint.

Denver’s Commuter Rail Awakeningby William Thoms — Finally, Denver’s first commuter-rail line comes to life amid much well-deserved fanfare.

Metro-North Railroad, Part 2by Kent Patterson — Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s step-child comes of age.

Trip Report: Giving the Cardinal the Businessby El Simon — A new option for long-distance travelers between New York, Washington, and Chicago.


Capitol Unlimited • by Jim Matthews, NARP President & CEO

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Mail, Express and L.C.L.

North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman

On the Point • by Mike Schafer

The Journal • by George Fletcher

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney