Pacific Rail News Magazine
April 1982 Issue

Magazine Summary:
The Morrison-Knudsen 1981 Locomotive Completions Photos & Story

Car loadings on the Union Pacific continue to be severely depressed due to the economic downturn.

A new Boeing light rail vehicle has joined the Muni this month.

Car-loading reports for the near future indicate even sharper downturns in business. Several railroads cinch their belts even tighter.

A feature story on “Blase Shays Never Existed”

The Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad has entered into a contract with an engineering firm for the initial design of the 323 mile electrification project.

Alaska railroad has reported their first surplus in over 5 years.

Record snowfalls close Donner Pass.