Pacific Rail News Magazine
January 1980 Issue

Magazine Summary:
The National Railways of Mexico has revealed that major electrification plans are being considered for its 200 mile Mexico City to Irapuato trackage.

Learn about the new tourist steam for Washington.

The rising cost of gasoline and high prices for photographic paper could hamper railroad photography in summer 1980.

Unanimous approval for the merger of the BN and Frisco.

The Union Pacific-Missouri Pacific merger is moving right along.

Due to poor lumber market conditions, a few switchers at the Weyerhaeuser Company have been temporarily placed in storage.

The repainting of Rock Island equipment returned to the Union Pacific continues to make headway.