Pacific Rail News Magazine
October 1980 Issue

Magazine Summary:
An overview of the California Steam.

The economy slowdown in 1980 affected the number of new cars being built on the railroads.

A new pair of hotshot freights are on the Rio Grande.

The new presidency has proposed a significantly smaller subsidy for Amtrak. Will they be able to make it out alive?

The Muni was able to sell 21 surplus PCC cars.

The Southern Pacific has filed a suit against the Union Pacific. What about?

The Canadian National has installed an all-weather locomotive washing facility.

The British Columbia Railway has announced that they are going to attempt to salvage two locomotives that plunged into the Seton Lake in February.