Passenger Train Journal Fourth Quarter 2013

$ 7.95


The Lehigh Limited • by Mike Schafer — The Morristown & Erie Railway celebrates its 110th anniversary with a rare-mileage excursion over the old Lehigh Valley main line.

Too Much of a Good Thing • by Karl Zimmermann — The Empire Builder grapples with its own success as ridership—and crude-oil traffic—booms.

Distant Memories of the National Limited • by Norbert Shacklette — A veteran Missouri Pacific/Amtrak conductor reminisces about the "good ole days" of Amtrak's late, lamented New York–Kansas City train.

Amtrak California's Capitol Corridor • by C.B. Hall — When Amtrak was launched 42 years ago, this "corridor" had only a single train a day. Now, with some 30 trains a day, the Sacramento–San Jose corridor is a showcase for other state operations.

L.A.–Las Vegas: Visions… and Revisions • by C.B. Hall — Sorting out the dizzying number of proposals and contenders for the return of rail passenger service between Los Angeles and "The Entertainment Capital of America."

Major Expansion for Israel Railways • by Walter E. Zullig Jr. — Modern rail passenger service unfolds in an ancient land.


On the Point • by Mike Schafer

The Journal • by George Fletcher

North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Rush Hour • by Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi

Capitol Unlimited • by Ross Capon, NARP Chairman

Mail, Express and L.C.L.