Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2022


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Steam Dream on the Old Western Marylandby Randy Olson — This railroad has a long history in terms of passenger trains serving metro St. Louis and welcomes “rare mileage” collectors.

The Michigan Corridors and Beyond–Part 2by Kevin McKinney — The present and the hopeful future of Amtrak’s Chicago–Detroit/Grand Rapids/Port Huron corridors conclude with this issue.

Trail Blazer: PTJ Heads for Cape Codby Mike Schafer — Getting to Cape Cod by rail isn’t always easy, especially from the Midwest. Join two PTJ staff members who ventured out from Chicago to Provincetown, Mass., at the very outer tip of Cape Cod.

Denizen of the Dark: Illinois Central’s Hawkeyeby Mike Schafer — The PTJ editor talks about his all-time favorite passenger train—a relatively unknown night run on which he had his first train ride.

Jonesy’s Big Adventure—Part 3by Mark Jones — In this third installment of Mark Jones’ career with Amtrak, readers will join him on his early trips as a Service Attendant in dining-car service.

The TECO Trolleys of Tampaby Robert A. LaMay — What’s this? Tampa, Fla., has streetcars? Yes, and here’s an overview of the fairly new operation.


Capitol Unlimited • by Jim Matthews, NARP President & CEO

Intercity • by Kevin McKinney

Mail, Express and L.C.L.

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 Scott Ornstein

The Journal • by Kevin McKinney

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney

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