Canada: I ate 11 meals prepared in a tiny train kitchen during a 4-day journey across Canada, and I was blown away by how delicious they all were

By Rachel Askinasi, Insider; January 7, 2020 I spent four days — and ate 11 meals — onboard VIA Rail’s…

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U.S., Opinion: Garbage Served, Garbage Generated

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; January 4, 2020 In 1837, Hans Christian Anderson published a modernized and revised version…

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U.S., Virginia: Improvements planned for Fredericksburg train station

By SCOTT SHENK, THE FREE LANCE–STAR; December 28, 2019 On the heels of the state’s agreement to add a third…

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Europe – The Nightjet: One Company’s Big Bet on Travelers Who Take it Slow

By Palko Karasz, The New York Times; December 23, 2019 On a recent morning, as Venice awakened to crisp November…

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U.S.: Amtrak Dining Options for the Hangry Train Traveler

By Emily Murawski, Chowhound; December 22, 2019 With Amtrak setting records for ridership and revenue this year, it’s a fair…

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Amtrak Dining Cars as Profit Centers

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development, Railway Age Magazine; November 29, 2019 One of the great hurrahs of Amtrak…

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Opinion: The people VIA Rail Canada is leaving behind

By Stephen Maher, MacLean’s; November 27, 2019 At the end of October, Via Rail announced that it would only accept…

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Amtrak chief defends decision to kill the traditional dining car on some long-distance trains

By Luz Lazo The Washington Post, Boston.com; November 14, 2019 WASHINGTON – Amtrak president and chief executive Richard Anderson on…

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Review: Brightline Florida/Virgin Trains USA

By Ben Schlappig, One Mile At A Time; November 3, 2019 I think I’ve just found the new most economical…

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For views of the Rockies you can’t see any other way, ride Amtrak’s California Zephyr

By Rachel Schnalzer, Audience Engagement Editor, Los Angeles Times; November 1, 2019 DENVER — “Welcome to Moooooon River,” the conductor announced as…

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Opinion: Quality, service, ambience go off the tracks with Amtrak’s ‘flexible dining’

By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; October 27, 2019 Throughout the golden era of passenger rail service in the…

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What first class looks like on 12 trains from around the world

By Darcy Schild, Insider; October 10, 2019 There seems something luxurious and old-fashioned about booking a first-class, scenic train trip.…

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I tried Amtrak’s new ‘contemporary’ dining car — and it was immediately clear why so many people want to save the old one

By Graham Rapier, Business Insider; October 9, 2019 ABOARD AMTRAK’S LAKE SHORE LIMITED — The fact that airline veterans now…

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Dining Cars Have Been Around the Since the 1800s. Now They Face Extinction.

By Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics; October 8, 2019 Traveling long distances by rail may be an increasingly old-fashioned mode of…

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Days of the dining car marked special time in travel

By Jim Ridolphi, Contributing Columnist, Richmond Times-Dispatch; October 6, 2019 Is the Amtrak dining car headed for the same fate…

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The full history of Amtrak’s iconic dining cars, which the company says it is removing to cater to millennial whims

By Brittany Chang, Business Insider; September 24, 2019 Amtrak is doing away with its iconic dining car on overnight trains…

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Opinion: Making it worse to make it better

By Tim Rowland, Herald-Mail; September 23, 2019 I am not a train nut. I want to make that really clear.…

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RIP the Amtrak dining car, done in by murderous millennials

By Aimee Levitt, The Takeout; September 23, 2019 First it was mayonnaise. Then it was Applebees and Hooters. And now…

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Millennials and Amtrak Both Had a Grudge Against the Dining Car… but Who Killed It Off?

By Jenny G. Zhang, Eater.com; September 23, 2019 Amtrak’s dining cars on long-distance trains will soon be killed, the Washington…

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Millennials make Amtrak nix overly cozy dining cars on Penn Station trains

By Jackie Salo, New York Post; September 22, 2019 Amtrak’s traditional dining cars are screeching to a halt on these…

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View from the UK: Is Food Served from an Airline that Bad?

By Cristina Diaconu, Feast Magazine; September 3, 2019 Do you have a favourite food? Perhaps you love Pizzas, Chinese or…

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What other passenger carriers are doing – Less Legroom, More Passengers: ‘Standing’ Seats Unveiled at Paris Air Show Have Flyers Worried

Editor’s note: This is another story in an ongoing series about managing food service and passenger expectations. – Corridorrail.com Editor…

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Ontario Northland adds refurbished dining car to Polar Bear Express

By Linda Holmes, BayToday.ca; June 10, 2019 Passengers travelling on the Ontario Northland’s Polar Bear Express will benefit from a…

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Opinion: This master marketer says Doubletree’s cookies could teach companies a big lesson about wooing customers

By Rory Sutherland, Market Watch; May 28, 2019 Alphabet, the parent company of Google, runs a division that is now…

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What Other Carriers are Doing: The Future of Airplane Food Involves Robots, Apps, and Automats

Editor’s note: This is another story in an ongoing series about managing food service operations and passenger expectations. – Corridorrail.com…

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