Passenger Train Journal First Quarter 2018
Brightline Begins • by Kent Patterson — The long-awaited new, private rail passenger service begins in South Florida.
Holiday on Rails 2017 • by various contributors — Railroads and transit companies from all over North America celebrate the holidays with special trains.
The Siemens Diesel-Electric SC-Series • by Marc Glucksman — Siemens’ new Charger locomotives are beginning to show up all across the country. Are the SCs the E-unit and F40 of the future?
Another Room With a (Railroad) View • by Karl Zimmermann — Some places where you can catch the railroading action right from your room or balcony.
Penn Central—A Short, Troubled Life • by Elbert Simon — PC’s passenger network stretched from New York to Pittsburgh, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Louisville, and Washington—and eventually led the way to Amtrak.
New Haven’s Owl • by Thornton Waite — The first in PTJ’s series of regional overnight trains. The Owl of the late, great New York, New Haven & Hartford was a classic.
The Trans-Mongolian and the Trans-Siberian • by Chuck Blardone — A couple embarks on a memorable journey across Siberia and Mongolia. Would they do it again? Yes!
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