March 2022

The March 2022 issue of Trains Magazine.


In this Issue

Farewell Canadian Pacific, Kansas City Southern

Two great railroads merge to become the first to span North America. We welcome the new company but will miss the old CP and KCS

Last call for Kansas City Southern

As the merger approaches, here’s where to see the smallest Class I railroad at its best

Considering Canadian Pacific

Touchstones to the essence of the CPR

24 hours in Trempealeau

Follow along for a day’s worth of BNSF trains as they roll through a small town in Wisconsin

Landmark locomotives

The E7, the GP7, and the F7 helped shape railroading. Here’s a look at each

David P. Morgan and J. David Ingles


From Florida and the Carolinas to New Mexico and Arizona

Grady McKinley

In every issue

News p. 5
Meet the new CEOs at Amtrak and Norfolk Southern

Bill Stephens p. 8
Why we need true transcontinental railroads: Uniting East and West would boost traffic

Brian Solomon p. 9
Traffic problems and solutions: Learning from history to shift traffic from highways to railroads

Preservation p. 44
Saving a private collection of Western steam locomotives

Train-Watching p. 46
Hot spot: Momence, Ill., where UP and CSX star

Ask Trains p. 48
Dynamic braking; streetcars of Kenosha, Wis.