Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2008

$ 7.95

SPECIAL 40th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE!!!

Features:

Kummant Speaks with PTJ • by Karl Zimmerman— Amtrak's president shares with readers his thoughts and visions of Amtrak and its future.

A PTJ Primer • by PTJ Founder Kevin McKinney— The evolution of Passenger Train Journal in the midst of an industry of turmoil and change.

What Did We Learn from Turbo • by Kevin J. Holland— How United Aircraft's TurboTrain left its mark in North American passenger rail history.

Avante Garde in Melbourne, Australia • by Zane Katsikis— Melbourne's new Southern Cross Station defies conventional "file box" wisdom.

Vermont's Rail Passenger Revival • by Kevin J. Holland— When PTJ was born in 1968, the Green Mountain Station was devoid of passenger trains; now, passenger trains abound, and more might be in the offing.

Passenger Train Revival in Northern Illinois? • by Mike Schafer— PTJ gets a behind-the-scenes look at how heavily populated northern Illinois may get a new fleet of passenger trains.

Riding Alaska's Whittier Shuttle • by Don Lewis— Overshadowed by its big sister, the Aurora, Alaska Railroad's Whittier Shuttle should not be overlooked.

Bonus: the PTJ Anniversary Index: Part 1

Departments:

On the Point • by Mike Schafer

The Journal • by George Fletcher

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney

North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Rush Hour • by Michael Roberts

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