Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2009

$ 7.95

Features:

Minnesota's Rail Service Prepares to Shine • by Steve Glischinski— Beginning with new commuter trains, plans for new rail service in the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" are off to a bright start.

Along the Oregon Trail • by Thornton Waite— Attached to Amtrak's reauthorization bill was the requirement to research a return of this long-dormant route.

Pioneer Possibilities • by Kevin Holland— A look at portions of Amtrak's draft report on the route of the Pioneer and a few suggestions from an interested third party.

The Many Faces of Metrolink • by Dave Crammer— A regular following of passengers on a pair of trains between San Bernardino and Oceanside, California and how they have become "family."

A Forgotten Corridor: Chicago-Madison • by Mike Schafer— An historical artery of competing railroads, each with a variety of trains and routes.

Wisconsin and Amtrak: Heading for Madison? • by Stephen Karlson— With cars already purchased, it looks as though this corridor will eventually return.

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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