Vol. 42, No. 2 (2018-2), Issue No. 275
by Don Phillips — This column will build on the questions I would have asked Amtrak President Richard Anderson about the mistakes and missteps of his first couple of months in charge if he would agree to talk to any reporters…
Amtrak: Pinching Pennies Again and Again
by Karl Zimmermann — Relentlessly cutting costs to achieve profitability, Amtrak instead chases away passengers as amenities disappear.
Budd Rail Diesel Cars Return to Eastern Pennsylvania
by Alex Mayes — The Blue Mountain, Reading & Northern reactivates its RDCs for a series of excursions over former Reading, Jersey Central, and Lehigh Valley lines.
Ronald Reagan and the Union Pacific Fleet
by Joseph M. Welsh — Surprise! The 40th president of the United States once was an avid fan of rail travel.
by Kevin Mckinney — A sampler of the wide variety of varnish one could ride (and photograph) in the U.S. during the year that Passenger Train Journal was born.
by Bob Schmidt — The last intercity passenger train in Mexico.
The Branson Scenic Railway
by Bob Plough — Buried in the Ozarks along the White River is a jewel of a tourist railway operation.
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.