Pacific Rail News Magazine
March 1978 Issue

Magazine Summary:
Key System is remembered twenty years after the last run.

Moffat Tunnel’s Fiftieth Anniversary is celebrated.

Western Pacific F7 917 returns to service, making its first revenue trip on the Stockton-San Jose Turn on February 2.

Track reconstruction is now in progress on three Muni carlines, the J, L, and N lines, and will soon begin on the M line.

The Missouri Pacific Railroad puts its “eagle/buzz-saw” emblem on freight cars.

Union Pacific’s GP40X 9000 continues its highly successful test program in the West.

Quick Car Service near Fort Worth, Texas receives a General Electric 45-ton locomotive from dealer George Silcot/Birmingham Rail and Locomotive.

Sleeping car service is scheduled to be added to Amtrak’s Pioneer effective April 30.

The (San Francisco) Bay Area Rapid Transit District gets $18.2 million from a pair of sources.

Morrison-Knudsen Locomotive rebuilding activities in 1977 are revealed.