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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North by northwest: The Empire Builder holds its own

By Ted Leach, Concord Monitor; October 13, 2019 At 2:15 p.m., right on schedule, the Empire Builder passenger train began…

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Indian Railway: Three Luxury Trains That Make You Feel Royal

By Yash Tripathi, Republic; October 11, 2019 The Indian Railways provides exceptional services to its passengers. The government organization offers luxurious trains which…

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I tried Amtrak’s new ‘contemporary’ dining car — and it was immediately clear why so many people want to save the old one

By Graham Rapier, Business Insider; October 9, 2019 ABOARD AMTRAK’S LAKE SHORE LIMITED — The fact that airline veterans now…

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Dining Cars Have Been Around the Since the 1800s. Now They Face Extinction.

By Andrew Daniels, Popular Mechanics; October 8, 2019 Traveling long distances by rail may be an increasingly old-fashioned mode of…

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Days of the dining car marked special time in travel

By Jim Ridolphi, Contributing Columnist, Richmond Times-Dispatch; October 6, 2019 Is the Amtrak dining car headed for the same fate…

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Amtrak’s Interregional Growth Opportunities

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; October 7, 2019 Years ago, the Minnesota Association of Railroad Passengers ran an experiment.…

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The full history of Amtrak’s iconic dining cars, which the company says it is removing to cater to millennial whims

By Brittany Chang, Business Insider; September 24, 2019 Amtrak is doing away with its iconic dining car on overnight trains…

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Opinion: Making it worse to make it better

By Tim Rowland, Herald-Mail; September 23, 2019 I am not a train nut. I want to make that really clear.…

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RIP the Amtrak dining car, done in by murderous millennials

By Aimee Levitt, The Takeout; September 23, 2019 First it was mayonnaise. Then it was Applebees and Hooters. And now…

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Millennials and Amtrak Both Had a Grudge Against the Dining Car… but Who Killed It Off?

By Jenny G. Zhang, Eater.com; September 23, 2019 Amtrak’s dining cars on long-distance trains will soon be killed, the Washington…

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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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Amtrak reveals details about nonstop New York-Washington, D.C. service, new sleeping train amenities

By David Oliver, USA TODAY; September 13, 2019 WASHINGTON — A series of changes are on track to debut soon…

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Is Train Travel Your Next Adventure?

By Celina Colby, Exhale Lifestyle; August 7, 2019 Train travel may seem like an old-school, fanciful idea. Something your grandmother…

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Discover Turkey with overnight trains

From DAILY SABAH; July 13, 2019 In the 19th century, whenever European travelers wanted to discover new places, they hopped…

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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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Politico Morning Transportation: Chicago Democrats take on Amtrak

By Sam Mintz, Politico Morning Transportation; April 24, 2019 High-stakes infrastructure sit-down set for next week CHICAGO DEMS TAKE ON…

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UK: New Caledonian Sleeper trains carry first passengers

From Herald Scotland Online; April 11, 2019 A new fleet of Caledonian Sleeper trains, with double beds and en-suite bathrooms,…

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The best European sleeper trains

By Francesca Street, CNN; April 8, 2019 (CNN) — As the train pulls out of the station, you slowly drift…

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At Amtrak, it’s no longer 1950

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; March 9, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, MARCH 2019 – Amtrak…

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How to Save the Most on an Amtrak Trip If You’re 65+

By Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure; February 21, 2019 Traveling by train around the United States is romantic, convenient, and…

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Amtrak: Number-crunching doesn’t do it justice

Opinion By Joseph A. Boardman, Railway Age Magazine; December 21, 2018 Today, as well as for most of its existence,…

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Delicacies of the Dining Car

A Book Review By Corby Kummer, The New York Times; November 28, 2018 FOOD ON THE MOVE Dining on the…

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