U.S.: Why I Took an Overnight Amtrak Trip on the Empire Builder Instead of Flying or Driving

By Ali Wunderman, Conde Nast Traveler; August 25, 2020 It was hard for me to stay awake as Amtrak’s Empire…

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U.S.: What It’s Like to Travel Across the Country by Amtrak Right Now

By Alexandra Schonfeld, Newsweek; July 31, 2020 There are certainly advantages to flying over choosing another form of transportation especially…

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U.S.: Amtrak considers assigned seating as pandemic dictates social distancing

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; May 29, 2020 RENSSELAER — Assigned seating could soon come to more Amtrak trains. The…

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U.S.: How to Master the Art of Amtrak Travel

By Corina Quinn, Travel + Leisure. msn.com; February 26, 2020 Riding the rails — it’s a beloved experience that many…

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It took me 96 hours to ride an Amtrak train from coast to coast. I’d do it again in a heartbeat.

By Graham Rapier, Business Insider; October 16, 2019 Over 96 hours, I saw more of the US than I had…

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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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