Every Stranger Has a Story in ‘The Coast Starlight’

By Dan Letchworth, San Diego Magazine; September 6, 2019 For Americans, there’s an intrinsic romance to train travel. Trains are…

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Oregon, on the Coast Starlight: Amtrak passenger arrested for threats against passengers and conductor near Odell Lake

From Klamath Falls News; August 4, 2019 Late Sunday morning Amtrak Train 14 the Coast Starlight, Los Angeles to Seattle,…

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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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Amtrak adds funds to Oregon Department Of Transportation Cascades siding project

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; July 31, 2019 Amtrak announced yesterday it is contributing $750,000 toward a project aimed at reducing…

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Los Angeles Union Station 80th Anniversary Celebration

From Discover Los Angeles; April 29, 2019 L.A.’s iconic Union Station turns 80 this May. The largest train terminal in…

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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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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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From Travel + Leisure: The Best Train Trips to Take Across America

By Claire Trageser, Travel + Leisure; April 7, 2019 There’s a romance to train travel — the leisurely pace of…

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Andrew Selden’s Rail Odyssey: A great circle tour of the American West on Amtrak trains

By Andrew Selden; March 24, 2019 In late February my wife and I undertook a three-week, 5,800-mile, great circle loop…

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Sleeper to Seattle: 39 hours on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight

Editor’s Note: The author makes an oblique reference to sharing sleeping car space with other passengers. While this custom may…

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King City, California train station becoming reality after state approves $1.5M for project

By Ryan Cronk, The King City Rustler; March 7, 2019 KING CITY — More than $1.5 million in state funding…

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‘It feels like a nightmare’: Amtrak Coast Starlight train stuck for 36 hours arrives back in Seattle

By Tammy Mutasa, KOMO News; February 27, 2019 SEATTLE — Amtrak passengers who spent 36 hours stranded in the snow in…

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Opinion: Amtrak’s airline CEO wants to kill America’s most storied trains

By Jon Talton, Columnist, The Seattle Times; February 26, 2019 Passengers stuck on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight for more than a…

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California: Man arrested in Mount Shasta for jumping on moving Amtrak, honking horn while drunk, shirtless

By Hannah Darden, The Sacramento Bee; February 4, 2019 Early Monday morning, police in Mount Shasta apprehended a drunk man…

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California’s Pacific Coast Highway Is an Iconic Road Trip — but It’s Even Better by Train

By Skye Sherman, Travel + Leisure; January 2, 2019 There’s one thing I love about road trips: when they’re over.…

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Amtrak passenger accused of strangling crew member

By News Sources, KTVZ.com, News Channel 21; October 30, 2018 EUGENE, Ore. – A 22-year-old man riding an Amtrak train…

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Plans underway to connect Salinas, California Train Station to San Francisco Bay Area

By Eduardo Cuevas, The Californian; August 10, 2018 The ceremonial sledgehammer demolition that took place at the Salinas Train Station…

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The journey is the vacation on this 35-hour train trip on the Coast Starlight

By Nicole Evatt, Associated Press, The Register Citizen; July 30, 2018 LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was late Friday night…

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13 Scenic Train Rides Across America Every Family Should Take

By Madison Alcedo, Country Living; June 13, 2018 Click here to see the photo and information gallery of the 13…

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Tunnel collapse forces Amtrak to bus Coast Starlight passengers through central Oregon

By Craig Sailor, The News Tribune; June 13, 2018 Amtrak’s Coast Startlight train still leaves from Tacoma every day, but…

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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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Seattle’s New $28 Million Locomotive Facility Picks Up Steam

By Andrea Watts, Correspondent, Construction Equipment Guide; May 8, 2018 With the piling work completed for the new Amtrak locomotive…

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California train service halted south of Santa Barbara due to mudslides, flooding

By Gabby Ferreira, The Tribune; January 9, 2018 Mudslides and flooding have closed the railroad south of Santa Barbara, according…

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Washington state: No passenger trains on Amtrak derailment route until safety systems are in place

By Mike Baker, Staff Reporter, Seattle Times; December 21, 2017 Washington state transportation officials won’t restart passenger service along the…

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California’s Thomas fire suspends part of Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner service, shuts resorts in Ojai and Santa Barbara

By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times; December 12, 2017 Amtrak’s rail service between Oxnard and San Luis Obispo on its…

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