Opinion – Amtrak state of mind: What if America took its train system seriously?

By Katie Wilson, Crosscut; September 6, 2019 I don’t often get out of Seattle, but this summer I rode the…

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Amtrak Facing Rural Backlash Over Proposal to Cut Long-Distance Routes

A Video Report By Jason Bellini, The Wall Street Journal; July 16, 2019 Amtrak’s proposals for altering or eliminating some…

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Riding the Canadian rails: 2 experiences on different tracks

By TravelSquire Staff, Ladders; June 21, 2019 “All aboard,” announces the service manager, and we’re off from Vancouver. Making our…

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Got time? You can avoid ‘flygskam’ (Swedish for flight shame)

By John Ryan, KUOW-FM; April 28, 2019 In Sweden, they have a word for the guilty feeling of polluting by…

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Virginia: Riding the Rails; Learning to love your commute

By Mary Architzel Westbrook, The Virginian-Pilot; April 19, 2019 On an early morning train from Norfolk to Alexandria not long…

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The particular sheen of America by Amtrak.

By Caity Weaver, The New York Times Magazine; March 20, 2019 Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross…

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Three Ultra-Luxury Sleeping Options On Amtrak – Part 3

By Francis Tapon, Contributor, Forbes; September 27, 2018 It probably takes just four words to make you uncomfortable and repulsed:…

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Why Your Next Vacation Should Be by Train

By Mary Melton, Washingtonian; June 20, 2018 For the last couple of decades, I’ve spent much of my vacation time…

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Seeing the Lone Star State From a Seat on the Texas Eagle

By James Jeffrey, Texas Monthly; April 19, 2018 I had fallen asleep somewhere in Arkansas, woken up just before crossing…

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