Pacific Rail News Magazine
June 1978 Issue

Magazine Summary:
A 57-mile rail “Sunset Limited” rapid transit system for Los Angeles County is proposed.

Both the Chicago and North Western and the Milwaukee Road reach agreement to stop competing with each other and share each other’s trackage.

Amtrak’s 1977 Transcontinental steam excursion is revealed.

The recently proposed cutbacks of Amtrak’s basic system receive harsh criticism from California’s Department of Transportation director Adriana Gianturco.

SP leases commute power and orders new units.

New steam engines are in construction for Golden Spike Museum.