Rail PHOTOS of the Year, another look December 24th, 2007
By Russ Jackson, RailPAC website Editor
The photos below represent the many of MY PHOTOS that appeared on this site during 2007. They are worth a second look! My thanks to the other contributing photographers this year, including Noel Braymer, Mike Palmer, Mike Barnbaum, and Bob Snow.
California Zephyr schedule to change in January December 13th, 2007
Restoring more of the time taken away while the Union Pacific did maintenance of way projects in Nevada.
SCHEDULE CHANGE, JANUARY 21, 2008
CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR: TR 5 ARRIVES EMY (Emeryville) 610P, 1 HR 15 MIN
EARLIER. TRAIN 6 CHANGES ARE MINIMAL.
Information from Amtrak, courtesy Ed von Nordeck.
POLAR EXPRESS at the Rail Museum December 10th, 2007
A Trip Report! By Robert F. Mac Donald
The California State Rail Museum ushered in the 2007 holiday season with cookies and hot chocolate. To the delight of kids, young and old, they were invited on board the Museumâ€™s â€œPolar Expressâ€ at the old Central Pacific Depot in â€œOld Townâ€ Sacramento, CA.
California Amtrak Stats for November December 9th, 2007
From Capitol Corridor Managing Director Gene Skoropowski
We have just received the November 2007 stats from Amtrak, the second month of the FY08 federal fiscal year.
Rail PHOTOS for the Christmas-Holiday season December 2nd, 2007
From around California and one that’s a bit different!
With MANY GREETINGS of the season from the RailPAC Officers, Directors, and editorial staff.
Pacific Surfliner â€“ A failing service November 27th, 2007
Commentary by Paul Dyson, RailPAC President
24 November, 2007
LOSSAN OTP, AND SCHEDULE ISSUES AND STRATEGIES
COMMENTS ON DRAFT MEMO AND ON MEMO FROM JONATHAN HUTCHISON, AMTRAK
The omissions from these documents are as significant as the content.
Amtrak Long Distance November On Time Performance November 23rd, 2007
The Western trains with PHOTOS! (Don’t all Amtrak trains look alike?)
Reported by Russ Jackson
Two California rail officials receive Amtrak honors! November 19th, 2007
Amtrak Honored Caltrans Rail Chief William Bronte and the Capitol Corridor’s Eugene Skoropowski with its prestigious President’s Service and Safety Award.