Vol. 42, No. 4 (2018-4)
Issue No. 277
Assessing the Situation and Praising Amfleet
by Karl Zimmermann — Reporting on Amtrak’s “fresh and contemporary” food services. Plus, an overdue tribute to Amtrak’s stalwart Amfleet coaches.
by Tom Carver — Passenger Train Journal concludes its 50th Anniversary celebration with a special train for readers and staffers.
by Kevin Mckinney — The Tar Heel State has done its homework and gets an “A” on a wisely planned and executed regional passenger-rail system.
Pullman Goes to Sleep
by Elbert Simon — The closing of Pullman Company operations in August, 1968 marked the loss of an institution that had been serving the traveling public since the late 1800s.
The Union Pacific Streamliner Era in Advertising: 1933-1964
by Andrew Mcbride — UP’s passenger-train magazine advertisements from the 1930s into the 1960s were in a class of their own.
Events in the Tri-State Region
by Joseph M. Calisi — A new section of our Rush Hour commuter and transit report focuses on the metro New York City area.
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.