Read each of the following passages and answer the items that follow. Your answers to these items should be based on the passages only.
Slowly but surely the great passenger trains of the United States have been fading from the rails. Short run commuter trains still rattle in and out of the cities. Between major cities you can still find a train, but their running is becoming less frequent. The Twentieth Century Limited, the Broadway Limited, and other luxury trains that sang along the rails at 60 to 80 miles an hour are no longer running. Passengers on other long runs complain of poor service, old equipment, and costs in time and money. The long distance traveller today accepts the noise of jets, the congestion at airports and the traffic between airports and the city. A more elegant and graceful way is becoming only a memory.
The ‘great passenger trains’ referred to in the passage were