U.S., Commentary: Thoughts about Passenger Rail while sitting at home

Note: This commentary is provided by Russ Jackson, the venerable retired editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. – corridorrail.com…

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U.S., Long Distance Trains: Amtrak routes through Colorado see ridership dip, but no plans to eliminate service

By Michael Karlik, Colorado Politics; March 20, 2020 When Kevin Patterson was riding his bicycle in Glenwood Springs earlier this…

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International, Spending: Travel by train without letting your budget go off the rails

By Miriam Cross, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Tribune Content Agency, Hartford Courant; February 21, 2020 Many people take vacations to relax,…

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Rails Rockies; Taking a trip by train was relaxing and marked by gorgeous views

Story and photos by RACHEL SCHNALZER, Los Angeles Times, The Lewiston Tribune; November 24, 2019 Welcome to Moooooon River,” the…

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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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10 Of The Most Beautiful Train Journeys In North America

By Evan Alexander, The Travel; August 3, 2019 Roaring steam engines might no longer boast the same allure of days gone…

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Train branding a lost tradition in America

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; May 27, 2019 When a fast-moving winter storm was referred to as a “clipper,”…

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Amtrak Introduces New Group Discount For Travel Across National Network

A press release from Amtrak; April 24, 2019 Get carried away and share the experience WASHINGTON, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/…

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Avalanche, boulders block tracks; Amtrak California Zephyr train delayed in Reno, Nevada

By Marcella Corona, Reno Gazette Journal; February 26, 2019 It was a long day for Karen Malik. The 50-year-old San…

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Amtrak ridership in Iowa falls, but advocates still hope for Des Moines passenger train

By William Petroski, Des Moines Register; November 23, 2018 Amtrak ridership in Iowa is on a downward skid at the same time…

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Man who stopped Amtrak’s California Zephyr in Nebraska gets federal prison time for terrorism charge

By LORI PILGER, Lincoln Journal Star; October 5, 2018 A judge in Nebraska has sentenced a Missouri man to 14…

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Explore the West by rail on Amtrak’s California Zephyr

By Mike Coppock, Special Contributor, Dallas Morning News; October 2, 2018 As I looked around the observation car of Amtrak’s…

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My Amtrak Story: From Milwaukee to San Francisco

By Gina Doyle, Progressive Railroading Magazine, September 2018 Fifty-one hours train time — plus 90 minutes from Milwaukee to Chicago.…

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Missouri man accused of disabling Amtrak’s California Zephyr train in Nebraska pleads guilty to terrorism, gun charges

  By Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau, Omaha World-Herald; July 12, 2018 LINCOLN — A Missouri man with purported ties…

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Some of the Best Amtrak Train Routes

An Opinion By Johnny Jet, Contributor, Forbes; June 7, 2018 Traveling by train can be a lost art form in…

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Attorney: Man accused of terrorism on Amtrak’s California Zephyr in Nebraska might not have known what he was doing

By RILEY JOHNSON, Lincoln Journal Star; February 13, 2018 A Missouri man accused of terrorism in an incident that stopped…

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Neo-Nazi’s Lawyer Says Train Terrorism Case ‘Blown Significantly Out Of Proportion’

By Ryan J. Reilly, Huffington Post; January 9, 2018 WASHINGTON ― An attorney for a neo-Nazi facing federal terrorism charges…

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FBI: Man with white supremacist ties stopped Amtrak train in rural Nebraska with intent to harm passengers

  By Andrew J. Nelson, Staff Writer, Omaha World-Herald; January 5, 2018 A Missouri man with connections to white supremacists…

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