U.S. At War: Limiteds Limited

That great symbol of American speed, the crack passenger train, will soon be slowed for the duration. Last week Eastern railroad executives began working out slower passenger and freight schedules that will: 1) save wear & tear; 2) enable heavier loadings; 3) allow for interruptions due to heavy war traffic. But most passengers will find the difference academic, for few high-speed trains have been able to live up to their timetables since the congestion began. Said one railway officer: "In some cases it will merely mean that the trains will now be on time."

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