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Amtrak Dining Car Memories in June eBulletin

June 21, 2018

The June 2018 eBulletin of the AkronĀ  Railroad Club features a series of stories about dining car service on Amtrak.

The carrier earlier this month removed full-service dining from its two trains serving Northeast Ohio, the Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited, in favor of what it has termed “fresh and contemporary” dining.

That amounts to cold meals served in plastic boxes that sleeping car passengers can eat in their rooms or in a diner turned sleeping car lounge.

ARRC members Jack Norris and Craig Sanders provide some memories of meals and dining companions while the Clear Block column takes a historical view of railroads and their dining service.

The June issue also has the latest railroad industry news and a previous of the ARRC longest day outing to Fostoria on June 24,

May eBulletin Features Visit to LTEX Rail

May 22, 2018

The cover story of the May 2018 eBulletin features a visit to LTEX Rail in McDonald, Ohio. LTEX is a locomotive sales, leasing and repair business that primarily serves the short-line railroad industry.

Also appearing in the eBulletin is a story written by ARRC member Ed Ribinksas about his trip with Jeff Troutman to central Pennsylvania in late April to chase Everett Railroad steam locomotive No. 11 as well as hang out by the Pittsburgh Line of Norfolk Southern.

Another feature is a story and photographs of the days when the Orrville Railroad Heritage Society used to hold its Depot Days in June in the Conrail era.

The June issue of the eBulletin is expected to feature memories of dining in Amtrak dining cars.

In the April ARRC eBulletin

April 25, 2018

The April 2018 issue of the Akron Railroad Club eBulletin takes a look back at a couple of recent club events, member’s night and the annual Dave McKay Day outing in Berea.

There is also a review by ARRC Vice President Todd Dillon of Brightline service in Florida. Todd recently traveled to Florida for a railfan vacation and make it a point to ride and photograph Brightline.

There are also capsule summaries of railroad news and a preview of the program for the April 27 ARRC meeting that will be presented by Dennis Sautters.