Vol. 45, No. 2 (2021-2)
Issue No. 287
Amtrak’s Vision for 2035
by Kevin McKinney — On the eve of Amtrak’s 50th anniversary, the carrier announces its bold plan for growth and prosperity.
Intercity: Amtrak Before and After its Creation
by Kevin McKinney — PTJ founder Kevin McKinney provides insight on what it was like to be part of Amtrak’s structuring.
Passenger Trains of Cincinnati–Part 3
by Jeff Hirsh — What happened after Amtrak arrived on May 1, 1971? It left Cincinnati Union Terminal, CUT was repurposed and renovated, and then Amtrak returned!
A Fan of the Railroads in the Administrative State
by Bill Anderson — What was it like to enter the railroading industry at a time of turmoil involving Penn Central, the forthcoming Amtrak, and other aspects of the railroad industry in flux?
Countdown to Amtrak
by Mike Schafer — The frenzy prior to the implementation of Amtrak on May 1, 1971, with a last circle trip a week before Amtrak startup, plus some scenes of the last pre-Amtrak trains to depart (and arrive) their terminals on the weekend of May 1, 1971.
Rail Users’ Network
by Richard Rudolph — With the high success of Amtrak’s Downeaster service in the Boston–Portland corridor, is it time to extend to other Maine destinations, such as Bangor?
On The Point/Editorial by Mike Schafer
The Journal/Compiled by Kevin McKinney
North American Intercity/Kevin McKinney
Capitol Unlimited/by Jim Matthews, NARP President and CEO
Window on the World/Kevin McKinney
LeisureRail/Ted and Sylvia Blishak
Rush Hour/Kevin McKinney
Capitol Unlimited/Jim Matthews
Rail User’s Network/Richard Rudolph