Welcome to Passenger Train Journal’s Extra Board! Enjoy previews and features from the pages of our magazine.
January 20, 2022
White River Productions is pleased to announce Kevin J. Holland has been named editor of Passenger Train Journal, succeeding the retiring Mike Schafer.
July 3, 2020
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.
July 2, 2020
Over the last 30 years, commuter trains in the nation’s capitol have transitioned from private to public, including MARC and Virginia Rail Express.
April 2, 2020
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.
March 31, 2020
I’m not old enough to have experienced the era of link-and-pin coupling. Still, I know that the term “pulling the pin” is railroaders’ slang for “retiring,” which is what I’m doing from the “North American Intercity” column, though not from the magazine, at least not entirely.
March 2, 2020
Amtrak announced that it has named William J. Flynn as its next Chief Executive Officer and President. Flynn, a seasoned business leader with four decades of transportation and logistics experience, will begin his role on April 15, 2020.
January 28, 2020
White River Productions has added Railpace Newsmagazine to the company’s family of publications. The agreement between Railpace, Inc., and WRP was completed Monday, January 20, 2020.
March 25, 2019
Florida’s Brightline introduced one of the first privately funded, higher-speed intercity passenger services in America. Ride along for a luxury round trip between West Palm Beach and Miami.
March 25, 2019
On the eve of merger, New York Central launched a program focusing on improved daytime travel across New York State, which would eventually become Amtrak’s Empire Service.
November 28, 2018
It may not be as well-known as other state-sponsored rail programs, but North Carolina’s approach to rail is one of the most innovative and unique in the country.