RAILROADS: Coach Reservations

For months U.S. railroads have begged civilians not to travel. Last week the Southern Pacific quit begging, got tough.

Henceforth, even for coaches S.P. will re quire reservations, which must be made in person, in advance. (Trains on the San Francisco peninsula and between the San Francisco Bay region and Sacramento were excepted.) Tickets must be purchased before reservations can be made. Servicemen will be given preference. As a result the number of passengers will be limited on each train; many a citizen will have to stay home.


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