Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2014

$ 7.95

Features:

Amtrak Cities Sprinters, Off and Running • by El Simon — Amtrak's Swedish-design AEM7s replaced venerable ex-Pennsylvania GG1s years ago on the Northeast Corridor, and now the torch is being transferred to Siemens' ACS-64 "Cities Sprinters."

A Phoenix in Hamilton • by John D. Thompson — This beautiful 1930s-era Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo station faced demolition in the 1970s, but it remains today as a shining jewel in downtown Hamilton, Ont.—and trains still call there.

Virginia Passenger Rail • by C.B. Hall — A state that makes money on its state-supported trains!

The Campbell Express to Topeka • by Nancy Campbell — As an adult she became a worldwide traveler, but the author recalls that her fondest travel memories remain her family's yearly rides on the Santa Fe between Illinois and Kansas.

Amtrak Expansion: Not so Bad a Dream? — Part 2 • by C.B. Hall — PTJ continues to explore options of how Amtrak might expand service with little or no new equipment.

The Palmer Shuffle • by Scott Ornstein — Ride this quirky route before the Vermonter gets rerouted.

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 Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Capitol Unlimited • by Ross Capon, NARP President & CEO

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