Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2010

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Features:

Intercity: A Glad (Sad) True Train Story • by Karl Zimmermann— The state-supported Amtrak Downeaster service between Boston and Portland flies in the face of naysayers. But is anybody listening?

Streetcars on the Wharf • by Peter Ehrlich— In San Francisco the MUNI's F-Line historic-trolley route has become (besides a functional way to get around) a sensation and an institution.

From City to Shore (and Back Again): Long Island Rail Road • by Joseph M. Calisi— Part 1: PTJ looks back on the first 175 years of service on the LIRR, today the busiest passenger railroad in North America.

VIA: From Corridor to Canadian • by Kevin J. Holland— Sampling the current state of VIA Rail Canada Service in Ontario, Quebec, and the Western provinces.

LeisureRail: What Happened to America's Luxury Train? • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak— The longtime evolution of the luxury touring train in the U.S. has apparently come to a dead end with the American Railway Explorer.

Departments:

On the Point • by Mike Schafer

The Journal • by George Fletcher

North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman

Rush Hour • by Michael Roberts

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

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