Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2015

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Groundbreaking for California’s Bullet Train • by Tom Savio — Finally, construction begins on one of the most controversial (but badly needed) rail-related public works ever.

Put Down That Book! • by Karl Zimmermann — Savoring a train trip in North America. Tell us what your favorite moments are, too.

Eastern Massachusetts Passenger Rail: Hits and Misses • by C.B. Hall — A lot has been going on in the Bay State, both successful and not successful. But the future looks promising.

By Train to Cape Cod • by Thornton Waite — The ups and downs of traveling by rail to this iconic destination, past and present.

Trail Blazer: Kenosha, Wis.—Transit Time Machine • by Bruce Stahl — A day trip out of Chicago that will jettison you back to the 1950s when PCC streetcars still ruled in cities across North America.

Dome Dining to the Mississippi • by Ira Silverman — Four students of transportation embark on a dome dining trip in 1969 to commemorate the centennial of the driving of the Golden Spike.


Capitol Unlimited • by Jim Matthews, NARP President & CEO

LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak

Mail, Express and L.C.L.

North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman

On the Point • by Mike Schafer

Rush Hour • by Kevin McKinney with Joseph M. Calisi

The Journal • by George Fletcher

Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney