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July 2022

The July 2022 issue of Trains Magazine.

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In this Issue

Surf's up! p. 10

Southern California’s passenger-oriented Surf Line along the Pacific Coast is worth a visit

The greatest show on tracks p. 18

The South Shore Line’s huge double-tracking project is changing the face of America’s last interurban

Gambling on the Es p. 26

A carefully calculated bet advances Baltimore & Ohio’s storied dieselization

Why we love the 4-6-2 p. 32

A few lucky operating steam locomotives continue to fly the flag of the Pacific type

In every issue

News p. 4

  • The Surface Transportation Board takes a hard look at the state of railroad service

Preservation p. 44

  • Major parts of Union Pacific’s heritage fleet find new home

Train-Watching p. 46

  • Hot spot: UP and BNSF trains battle California’s rugged Tehachapi Mountains