Passenger Train Journal First Quarter 2023


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Journal spotlight • Amtrak announces Airo • Siemens trains for Ontario Northland • Canada’s High-Frequency Rail: Boon or boondoggle? • Amtrak service failures increase in 2022

Back on Trackby Joseph P. Schwieterman — Restoring passenger service after abandonment.

Credit Where Credit Was Dueby Karl Zimmermann — Rail Travel Card reminiscences.

Trip Report: Hiwassee Loopby Jack M. Turner — A scenic ride over “The Hook and Eye Line.”

Jonesy’s Big Adventure, Part 6by Mark W. Jones — A final Amtrak diner trip, and a Chicago & North Western adventure.

Electro-Motive’s Alphabet, Part 3by Kevin J. Holland — Concluding our centennial survey of EMC and EMD passenger diesels.


Mail, Express and L.C.L.

North American Intercity • by Kevin McKinney

On the Point • by Kevin J. Holland

Rail Users Network • by Richard Rudolph, Ph.D, Chairman, Rail User’s Network

Rush Hour • by Kevin McKinney

Rush Hour Northeast • by Scott Ornstein

The Journal • by Kevin McKinney

Transport Action Canada

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney

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