U.S.: Cardinal ridership drops in West Virginia, Manchin blames adverse Amtrak policies

By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; December 10, 2019 In a year when Amtrak set overall ridership records, and…

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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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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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The end of an American tradition: The Amtrak dining car

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; September 21, 2019 Harrison Keely’s most fond memories of riding Amtrak all include snapshots…

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Amtrak Dining Car Service Disappearing, They Call It ‘Evolution’

By Colin Miner, Staff, Patch; September 22, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC – Amtrak is taking a page out of Charles Darwin.…

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Viewpoint: Indiana is blind to the opportunities of rail travel

By Bill Malcolm, Indianapolis Business Journal; June 21, 2019 The recent IBJ story “One Year In, Paris Route Flying High,”…

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The Hoosier State train is going away on July 1. Here’s what it means for Indianapolis.

By Kellie Hwang, Indianapolis Star; June 13, 2019 After nearly 30 years of service, the Hoosier State train will make…

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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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Indiana: Amtrak shaves 15 minutes off Hoosier State, with survival, $6M state cut on the line

By Dave Bangert, Lafayette Journal & Courier; March 21, 2019 LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Could 15 minutes buy another two years…

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Amtrak’s Cardinal struggling with multiple problems

By James E. Casto, Gazette-Mail, Daily Mail West Virginia; August 23, 2018 Amtrak’s posted online information for its Cardinal passenger…

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The Lake Shore Limited Shuts Down for the First Time in Over a Century

By Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times; June 8, 2018 The train route between New York City and Chicago…

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West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin voices concerns about Amtrak decision to de-staff ticket station

  By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; May 17, 2018 U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is calling on Amtrak…

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Amtrak’s westbound Cardinal, already hours behind schedule because of Wednesday’s GOP chartered train grade crossing accident, itself strikes a truck in Northwest Indiana

By FOX59 Web; February 1, 2018 DYER, Ind. – An Amtrak train that began in Indianapolis Thursday morning was delayed…

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Virginia: Architectural design for Charlottesville train station addition clears hurdle

By CHRIS SUAREZ, Reporter, The Daily Progress; November 22, 2017 The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review on Tuesday approved preliminary…

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Amtrak Cardinal ridership up 7.25 percent despite drop in Huntington, West Virginia

By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, Charleston Gazette-Mail; November 20, 2017 Ridership on Amtrak’s Cardinal train, the tri-weekly New-York-to-Chicago route that…

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Doctors Rank Train Stations for Healthful, #TastyTrainFood; L.A. and D.C. Earn Highest Scores

A press release from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Holiday travelers who ride Amtrak will find numerous healthful meals…

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