Pacific Rail News Magazine
April 1978 Issue

Magazine Summary:
Amtrak prepares to accept delivery of new Superliner bi-level cars, as dome cars begin to fade.

Western Pacific detours two grain trains on SP.

California Western and their 2-6-6-2 Mallet is revealed.

The first EMD GP40X for the Santa Fe arrives.

Locotrol operation is finally being phased out south of Denver.

Western Pacific’s three green F units make a trip into Oakland to appear for the opening of The Zephyr.

A change of command for Amtrak is announced to come this summer.

Milwaukee Road is on the route to recovery.

Bay Area Rapid Transit announces more service.

Fate of SP Commuter Trains are in the hands of ICC.