Passenger Train Journal First Quarter 2009

$ 7.95

Features:

Maintaining the Mules • by Andy Kirk— Amtrak, Missouri DOT, and Union Pacific work together to smooth the flow of rail traffic between St. Louis and Kansas City.

"Debumping" the Mainline of the Long Island Rail Road • by George Povall— How the LIRR handled a necessary, two-day disruption of one of its busiest route segments.

St. Louis Gets a Station • by Ron Goldfeder— Finally, after 30 years, Amtrak discards the "temporary station" description for one of the largest cities it serves.

Amfleet Through the Years • by Elbert Simon Jr. and David C. Warner— How Amtrak has made good use of its 492 Amfleet cars. And you thought all Amfleet cars were alike!

Rails to the Sky • by Richard Thom— By passenger train to Tibet.

Trailblazer: Riding Metro-North's New Haven Branches • by Theodore W. Scull— Here's a day trip out of New York City that will take you up two scenic branches of the former New Haven Railroad.

The Argonaut Remembered • by Thad H. Carter— Recalling Southern Pacific's secondary run between Los Angeles and New Orleans (and later Houston and New Orleans).

Departments:

On the Point • by Mike Schafer

The Journal • by George Fletcher

North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Rush Hour • by Michael Roberts

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney

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