Railway Age 1978 June 12 Route surgery for Amtrak
Railway Age 1978 June 12 Route surgery for Amtrak

Railway Age 1978 June 12 Route surgery for Amtrak

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Railway Age 1978 June 12 Route surgery for Amtrak
Railway Age June 12 1978 Vol 179 No 11
14 Route surgery for Amtrak?                                                                                                            
To ease Amtrak's financial ills, DOT wants to cut 8,000 miles out of a 27,000-mile system. Reaction in Congress, which would have to order the operation, has been mixed.
18 Boyd's-eye view of Amtrak                                                                                                   
Formerly head of the CAB, the DOT, and the ICG, in that order, Alan Boyd now has a job that may prove to be the toughest yet.
23 Pittsburgh ponders downtown subway                                                                                     
Six possible routes for the downtown part of a new light rail system have been proposed. An underground choice is likely.
31 Coping with curve problems                                                                                                      
As train weights and speeds increase, so do the forces that are imposed on curved track. Here's how five roads deal with these problems-with particular emphasis on the Santa Fe approach.
8 Industry's quarterly net at record low
8 L&D payout takes a smaller bite of revenues
11 Budd bi-levels for Chicago RTA commuters
11 NECIP: Southern part on schedule
12 Santa Fe wins top safety award
3 Inside
10 Watching Washington
12 Lines on Labor
38 Speaking of Books
44 Carloadings
42 Letters
44 Market
24 Moving People
50 New Literature
38 100 Years Ago
40 People in the News
50 Product Report
42 Suppliers
49 Guide to Advertising

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