Pacific Rail News Magazine
November 1979 Issue

Magazine Summary:
The Municipal Railway of San Francisco meets the specifications of the Electric Railway Presidents’ Conference Committee (PCC).

The Western Pacific Railroad adopts a new logo that is designed to “emphasize the historical roots of our company in a contemporary style…”

Fiscal year 1979 proves to be Amtrak’s busiest and best year.

The Interstate Commerce Commission approves a Southern Pacific application to temporarily operate over Rock Island Tracks.

Weyerhaeuser Company at Long-view announces that it will soon be purchasing another Electro-Motive 1200-horsepower locomotive.

A strike by the Bay Area Rapid Transit District employees force a shutdown of the San Francisco Bay Area rapid-transit system.