U.S., Santa Fe to Amtrak History: The Super Chief and El Capitan to the Southwest Chief

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; March 5, 2021 On the former Santa Fe – now, BNSF –…

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U.S./Canada: 9 Grand Railroad Hotels In North America And Why You Should Visit

By Cindy Barks; Travel Awaits; August 24, 2020 From beachside beauties to desert oases to mountaintop chateaus, historic railroad hotels…

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U.S.: Six Stunning National Parks You Can Reach By Amtrak — In Private Rooms

By Lea Lane, Contributor, Forbes; August 20, 2020 As we continue to face international travel restrictions, American travelers are eager…

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Full steam ahead: Grand Canyon Railway celebrates 30 years

By Wendy Howell, Williams News; October 1, 2019 In 1984, the city of Williams went down in history as the…

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6 National Parks You Can Visit via Amtrak — and a few More You Can Spot From the Train

By Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure; July 24, 2019 America’s national parks are a treasure, and a visit to one…

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Essay | The Last Train To Grand Canyon: How Amtrak Fails The National Parks—And America

By Alfred Runte, National Parks Traveler; August 8, 2018 Editor’s note: National parks historian Alfred Runte has over the years closely…

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Union Pacific Announces National Park Foundation Partnership Encouraging Next Gen to Explore America’s Backyard

A press release from Union Pacific Railroad; April 27, 2018: Omaha, Neb., April 27, 2018 Union Pacific’s history with the…

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Heading by train to Grand Canyon? Williams Amtrak station closes, forcing shuttle from Flagstaff, Arizona

  By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press, Arizona Daily Sun; January 3, 2018 WILLIAMS  — The train rolled in well past…

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How the Amtrak Dining Car Could Heal the Nation

By GABRIEL KAHANE, The New York Times; November 28, 2017 On Nov. 9, 2016, I boarded the Lake Shore Limited,…

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