Passenger Train Journal Third Quarter 2017

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Gotham News Round-upby Joe Calisi — New York City is in the news these days in the realm of rail passenger service. We provide readers with a slice of the current problems and perils of passenger railroading in the Big Apple.

The Joliet Rocketby Marc Glucksman with Mike Schafer — Nickel Plate Road steam returns to Chicago’s La Salle Street Station for the first time in close to 60 years.

Three Tickets to Pittsburghby Bennett Levin — How to win friends and influence state representatives.

The South Windby John Kilbride — The Pennsylvania Railroad’s oddball train that went north and south instead of east and west.

Asian Insightsby Kevin J. Holland — How rail transit keeps people moving in Hong Kong and Nagasaki.

My Life at Amtrak–Part 2by Ira Silverman — A teamlike atmosphere fosters the growth of new ideas and projects—such as Auto Train—at a young Amtrak.

Expanding Passenger Rail in the Pine Tree Stateby Run/Richard Rudolph — Rail Users’ Network shares with readers upcoming projects for improved intercity, regional, and commuter services, in this issue focusing on southern Maine.


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

Rail Users Network • by Richard Rudolph, Ph.D, Chairman, Rail User’s Network

Rush Hour • by Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi

The Journal • by George Fletcher

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney