Pacific Rail News Magazine
February 1978 Issue

Magazine Summary:
The “Piggybacking” strategy takes off in improving railroad traffic.

Operation through the Front Range, “Rio Grande style,” satisfies the “fast and frequent” philosophy.

The Sierra Railroad’s Climax locomotives are revealed.

The long-awaited appearance of Electro-Motive’s GP40X finally happens in early February.

Another San Diego-Los Angeles San Diegan is added to Amtrak’s timetable.

Oregon’s 41-mile Valley and Siletz Railroad announces its intention to seek abandonment authority from the Interstate Commerce Commission.

The Esquimalt and Nanaimo Dayliner is saved, for now.