Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2012

$ 7.95

Features:

Illinois in the Spotlight of Passenger Rail • by Mike Schafer and Bill Navigato — Two recent events propel the Prairie State into the limelight of advances in rail passenger service.

Florida Intercity Passenger Rail • by C.B. Hall — As Amtrak fumbles its strategies in one of its most potential markets, Florida East Coast sets out to do it right.

Chicago–Springfield–St. Louis • by Kevin McKinney with Mike Schafer — PTJ's corridor series continues with a look at one of the busiest travel corridors in the Midwest and how it has become a rising star in the nation's quest for higher-speed rail passenger service.

American Original • by Joe Welsh — The passenger-train artistry of J. Craig Thorpe.

Portland's New Central Loop • by Steve Morgan — Oregon's world-class premier city opens yet another segment of its growing network of light-rail and streetcar lines.

A Steam Engine—Just in Time for Christmas • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak — Two steam engines, in fact, play a part in spreading holiday cheer in the Pacific Northwest.

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

Going Faster • by Ernest H. Robl

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Rush Hour • by Joseph M. Calisi

Capitol Unlimited • by Robert J. Stewart, NARP Chairman

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