Passenger 1958: All Kinds Of Cool Stuff On Eastern Railroads.

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Robert R. Young (1897-1958), principal supporter of Penn Central merger on NYC side, commits suicide in Palm Beach, Florida, at age 60.

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We ran articles on 1956  and and got lots of readers, so here goes 1958. These notes come from The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society Lots of  years in Pennsylvania RR history are available. But what is great is that they cover lots of other railroads. Internal Pennsylvania RR material not included.

PRR and NYC begin honoring each other’s tickets between New York and major Midwestern cities. (Guide)

New Haven drops 10 of 38 New York-Boston trains and 4 of 32 New York-Springfield trains; The Senator discontinued between Boston and New York; through coaches to Grand Central discontinued on The Pilgrim; other trains discontinued include The Mayflower ,

The Commander, The Murray Hill, The Bostonian/New Yorker; eastbound Narragansett

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