Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2011

$ 7.95

Features:

Amtrak at Milepost 40 • by Karl Zimmermann — Reflecting on 40 years of Amtrak milestones, both at trackside and aboard its trains.

Kevin McKinney Speaks on Amtrak • by Kevin McKinney — PTJ's founder and one of Amtrak's first employees provides some behind-the-scenes looks at the railroad's first 16 months.

The Amtrak 40th Anniversary Time Line, Part 1 • by George Fletcher with Mike Schafer — A journal of events and other milestones in Amtrak's history and development, 1971-1990.

Trail Blazer: A Loop Trip to Michigan City • by Dave Pedersen — A day outing from Chicago on Amtrak and America's "last interurban," the South Shore Line.

LeisureRail: Five Weeks and 7,400 Miles • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak — Circling the country on Amtrak in 2010.
Rush Hour: Metro-North M-8s Up and Running • by Joseph M. Calisi — After considerable lead time, M-N's new, state-of-the-art MU electrics are running on the Hudson, Harlem & New Haven lines.

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 Joseph M. Calisi

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