Pacific Rail News Magazine
February 1979 Issue

Magazine Summary:
Western railroading’s survival fight against bitter cold and heavy snow.

Southern Pacific has thirty-four EMD GP35 locomotives upgraded to model GP35R.

The long awaited Federal Department of Transportation final report on Amtrak is released.

Milwaukee and Amtrak share BN’s Canadian Connection.

An Arizona firm is established in an attempt to begin a steam-powered passenger service over the Santa Fe’s branch line between Williams Junction and the Grand Canyon.

Update is given on BART’S transbay tube train fire.