1st QUARTER 2022: In this issue, we take a ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad as they celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2022. Kevin McKinney explores Michigan’s passenger corridors, while Robert Schmidt examines the 1971 wreck of the City of New Orleans. All this and more in the 2022-1 issue of Passenger Train Journal!

South Shore Line Street-Running Comes to an End

South Shore Line Street-Running Comes to an End

A century of street running on the South Shore Line in Michigan City, Ind., came to an end on February 27, 2022.


Mike Schafer to Retire, Kevin Holland Named Editor of Passenger Train Journal

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Mike Schafer to Retire, Kevin Holland Named Editor of Passenger Train Journal

White River Productions is pleased to announce Kevin J. Holland has been named editor of Passenger Train Journal, succeeding the retiring Mike Schafer.


Amtrak’s Valley Flyer

Amtrak’s Valley Flyer

An underlying goal of Amtrak’s Valley Flyer is to allow residents of Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley to travel to New York and Connecticut and back in one day.


Capital Commuting

Capital Commuting

Over the last 30 years, commuter trains in the nation’s capitol have transitioned from private to public, including MARC and Virginia Rail Express.


Saga of the Boston-Albany Beeliner

Saga of the Boston-Albany Beeliner

While the Budd Rail Diesel Car provided an economy savings for lightly patronized lines, New York Central did everything in their power to discontinue the Boston-to-Albany operation.


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