Pacific Rail News Magazine
May 1976 Edition

Magazine Summary

The Apache Railway has become the first multi-locomotive common carriers to paint all of its motive power in BiCentennial red, white, and blue.

A donation of about three miles of scenic branchline trackage by the Burlington Northern has give the Puget Sound Railway Historical Association about 300% more track to operate its museum trains.

Learn more about the future for a sacramento station.

Bids are in on the SF Muni west portal station, and the William Simpson Construction Company was the low bidder.

Delivery of the SD40s-2’s to the Burlington Northern railway were completed and have been assigned to Lincoln, Nebraska.

Behlen Manufacturing company has joined the Bicentennial club with their 45-ton Whitcomb.

Later this year, the Department of Transportations’ huge Pueblo, Colorado test center will begin a railroad Accelerated Service Testing program.

An update on the Western Pacific railways’ improvements in Stockton, Oroville, and more.

Is British Columbia getting light rail?