Vol. 41, No. 3 (2017-3), Issue No. 272
Gotham News Round-up
by Joe Calisi — New York City is in the news these days in the realm of rail passenger service. We provide readers with a slice of the current problems and perils of passenger railroading in the Big Apple.
The Joliet Rocket
by Marc Glucksman with Mike Schafer — Nickel Plate Road steam returns to Chicago’s La Salle Street Station for the first time in close to 60 years.
Three Tickets to Pittsburgh
by Bennett Levin — How to win friends and influence state representatives.
by John Kilbride — The Pennsylvania Railroad’s oddball train that went north and south instead of east and west.
by Kevin J. Holland — How rail transit keeps people moving in Hong Kong and Nagasaki.
My Life at Amtrak–Part 2
by Ira Silverman — A teamlike atmosphere fosters the growth of new ideas and projects—such as Auto Train—at a young Amtrak.
Expanding Passenger Rail in the Pine Tree State
by Richard Rudolph — Rail Users’ Network shares with readers upcoming projects for improved intercity, regional, and commuter services, in this issue focusing on southern Maine
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.