Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2018
Assessing the Situation and Praising Amfleet • by Karl Zimmermann — Reporting on Amtrak’s “fresh and contemporary” food services. Plus, an overdue tribute to Amtrak’s stalwart Amfleet coaches.
All Aboard the White River Rocket • by Tom Carver — Passenger Train Journal concludes its 50th Anniversary celebration with a special train for readers and staffers.
North Carolina’s Successful “Alternative” Approach • by Kevin Mckinney — The Tar Heel State has done its homework and gets an “A” on a wisely planned and executed regional passenger-rail system.
Pullman Goes to Sleep • by Elbert Simon — The closing of Pullman Company operations in August, 1968 marked the loss of an institution that had been serving the traveling public since the late 1800s.
The Union Pacific Streamliner Era in Advertising: 1933-1964 • by Andrew Mcbride — UP’s passenger-train magazine advertisements from the 1930s into the 1960s were in a class of their own.
Events in the Tri-State Region • by Joseph M. Calisi — A new section of our Rush Hour commuter and transit report focuses on the metro New York City area.
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 Kevin McKinney
The Potomac Pundit • by Don Phillips
Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney