Pacific Rail News Magazine
September 1975 Edition

Magazine Summary

Colton’s “Hub City” described.

Another steamer joins the former Canadian Pacific Royal Hudson 2860.

W.H. Johnson seeking Federal Railroad Administration approval on a new 5 year master plan which would upgrade the Alaska Railroad.

BART decides to increase passenger fares.

Boeing to install the full MUI interior for delivery of the Metro 1200 in November.

26 new U30C’s stored in Aurora, Illinois have been placed in service on the Burlington Northern.

Santa Fe looking to preserve Electro-Motive F7 cab-unit number 347C, a former passenger unit.

The Canadian Pacific makes a sudden decision to close down the Parksville-to-Courtenay section of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo’s Victoria subdivision of both freight and passenger operations.