Pacific RailNews Magazine
October 1975 Edition

Magazine Summary

Colorado Railroad Museum’s Number 346 not allowed to be used due to excessive emissions.

The San Francisco Municipal Railway is planning to paint three vehicles in the BiCentennial colors of Red, White & Blue.

An expected growth for Amtrak is expected; nearly thirty-three million passengers should be riding by the year 1980.

As the economy picks up, many stored units are back in service on the Burlington Northern. However, the three locomotive rebuilding programs have all been terminated until the end of the year.

BART celebrates their third anniversary.

The Weyerhaeuser H12-44 number 1 is transferred from the White River operation to the Vail-McDonald operation.

The Chicago-to Seattle north coast hiawatha returned to tri-weekly operation between Minneapolis, minnesota and Seattle on September 11.

A new spark of interest is showing itself for rapid transit in California’s southernmost large city, San Diego.