Passenger Train Journal First Quarter 2017
Holiday on Rails 2016 • by Various Contributors — A look at rail-related celebrations and special trains during the 2016 holiday season.
Transforming the Long Island Rail Road • by Ellis Simon — New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has ambitious infrastructure improvement plans for its Long Island Rail Road.
Intercity: CZ by KZ • by Karl Zimmermann — Reminiscing the California Zephyr, then and now.
Rail Transit Returning to Kitchener-Waterloo • by John D. Thompson — The twin cities of Kitchener and Waterloo in southern Ontario are returning electric rail transit to their streets.
Pennsylvanian in Progress • by Ken Joseph And Michael Alexander — A report from the Western Pennsylvanians for Passenger Rail shows how a brighter future is possible for this state-supported service.
Passenger Trains of the Lehigh Valley • by Elbert Simon — The Lehigh Valley Railroad exited the intercity passenger business in 1961, but went out with a colorful legacy.
Trip Report: By Viewliner New York to Florida • by Mike Schafer — The PTJ editor and a friend take two rides on Metra, two on NJ Transit, two on the Capitol Limited, three rides on the Silver Meteor, and one ride on a bus to get from the Midwest to Florida and back.
A SunRail Synopsis • by Mike Schafer — The past, present, and future of Orlando’s new commuter-rail system.
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
Rush Hour • by Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi
The Journal • by George Fletcher
Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney