Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2011

$ 7.95

Features:

A New Star in the Heart of America • by Steve Jessup — The Columbia Star dinner train revives passenger service on the former Wabash Columbia branch in Missouri, with good food to boot.

Train Festival 2011 • by Matt Lastovich — For 30,000 attendees at this event in Rock Island, Ill. — a panoply of passenger trains and locomotives.

The "Knowledge Corridor" • by Thornton Waite — PTJ's corridor series examines the New Haven–Hartford–Springfield branch of the Northeast Corridor.

How the L&N Saved Christmas • by George Rieves — A freak snowstorm in Tennessee in 1962 nearly ruins Christmas, but the Louisville & Nashville saves the day!

Trail Blazer: Tour Toronto by Rail • by Malcolm Kenton — Visit this world-class city using Amtrak, GO Transit, and Toronto's extensive streetcar and subway system.

Allegro—A New Tempo on Rails • by Tom Savio — Finland's new high-speed train has significantly cut travel times between Finland and nearby Russia.

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 Ray Saunders

Going Faster • by Ernest H. Robl

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

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