Passenger Train Journal Third Quarter 2018
CT rail Rally • by Robert A. LaMay — The State of Connecticut opens its revamped Hartford Line commuterrail corridor under the name of CTrail.
Once Again: Ride ‘em While You Can • by Karl R. Zimmermann — A sampling of Amtrak’s new Viewliner diners—but will the company need them after all?
Passenger Trains of Grand Trunk Western • by Elbert Simon — GTW offered a surprising variety of passenger service in the states of Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois until Amtrak, plus through service to Toronto and Montreal.
The “Wabash Cannon Ball” and Other Tales of Train Travel in 1968 • by Mike Schafer — Join the PTJ editor 50 years back as he sampled a fascinating variety of pre-Amtrak passenger trains.
Tracking the Pennsylvania Railroad in Philadelphia • by Stephen Ferrell — Trailblazer’s guide to riding SEPTA’s former PRR routes serving Philadelphia—all in one day.
Expanding Passenger Rail in Michigan • by Richard Rudolph — There are several ambitious plans underway to bolster rail-travel options in the Wolverine State.
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