Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2009

$ 7.95

Features:

To Atlantic City by Train • Now by Elbert Simon Jr., Then by Eric Dervinis and Kevin Feeney— A comparison of rail passenger operations between New York City, Philadelphia, and the Boardwalk city.

A Sunset Solution • PTJ Staff Report— The time for change for Amtrak's beleaguered sunbelt transcon has arrived.

Ohio's 3-C Corridor • by Kevin McKinney— Will the Buckeye State finally get the rail passenger service it deserves?

The Good Roads State Turns to Trains • by Malcom Kent— North Carolina becomes a model for regional advancement in passenger rail.

A Zephyr by Any Other Name... • by Curtis L. Katz— The story behind the search for that famous moniker.

Zephyrettes Anyone? • by Curtis L. Katz— The hostess service discontinued during World War II returns to the rails with the inauguration of the California Zephyr.

Long Live the PCC • by Justin Franz— Riding MBTA's Mattapan-Ashmont high-speed line.

Departments:

On the Point • by Mike Schafer

The Journal • by George Fletcher

North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney

Rush Hour • by Michael Roberts

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Mail, Express and L.C.L.