Vol. 41, No. 1 (2017-1), Issue No. 270
Holiday on Rails 2016
A look at rail-related celebrations and special trains during the 2016 holiday season.
Transforming the Long Island Rail Road
by Ellis Simon — New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has ambitious infrastructure improvement plans for its Long Island Rail Road.
Intercity: CZ by KZ
by Karl Zimmermann — Reminiscing the California Zephyr, then and now.
Rail Transit Returning to Kitchener-Waterloo
by John D. Thompson — The twin cities of Kitchener and Waterloo in southern Ontario are returning electric rail transit to their streets.
Pennsylvanian in Progress
by Ken Joseph And Michael Alexander — A report from the Western Pennsylvanians for Passenger Rail shows how a brighter future is possible for this state-supported service.
Passenger Trains of the Lehigh Valley
by Elbert Simon — The Lehigh Valley Railroad exited the intercity passenger business in 1961, but went out with a colorful legacy.
Trip Report: By Viewliner New York to Florida
by Mike Schafer — The PTJ editor and a friend take two rides on Metra, two on NJ Transit, two on the Capitol Limited, three rides on the Silver Meteor, and one ride on a bus to get from the Midwest to Florida and back.
A SunRail Synopsis
by Mike Schafer — The past, present, and future of Orlando’s new commuter-rail system.
On The Point/Editorial by Mike Schafer
The Journal/Edited by George Fletcher
North American Intercity/Karl Zimmermann
Capitol Unlimited/by Jim Matthews, NARP President & CEO
Window on the World/Kevin McKinney
LeisureRail/Ted and Sylvia Blishak
Rush Hour/Kevin McKinney
Capitol Unlimited/Jim Matthews
Mail, Express, and L.C.L.