Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2019
Norfolk Gets a Second Train • by Bill Schafer — Amtrak frequency between Washington and Norfolk gets doubled, and at the same time now provides thrice-daily service to the Hampton Roads region.
A Tale of Three Stations • by Karl Zimmermann — Stations along the Santa Fe trail see a revival. Columnist Karl checks out three of particular note.
An Alaskan Adventure • by Frank Keller — Author Frank Keller returns with an update on what’s happening in Alaska for this coming travel season.
Passenger Trains of the Delaware & Hudson • by Elbert Simon — How a modest-size Northeastern carrier made a big splash with its passenger operations.
Trip Report: To Dallas on the Texas Eagle • by Mike Schafer — Two White River staffers—one of them an Amtrak virgin—sample the Texas Eagle and Dallas’ fine transit system.
Trail Blazer: Take a Ride on the (Former) Reading • by Steve Ferrell — Author Steve Ferrell goes trail-blazing again in metro Philadelphia, riding the suburban lines that formerly belonged to the Reading Company.
Capitol Unlimited • by Jim Matthews, NARP President & CEO
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
The Potomac Pundit • by Don Phillips
Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney