U.S.: Christmas holiday ads and images from Amtrak and its railroad ancestors

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; November 29, 2022 People who are in the know are aware that…

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U.S.; before Amtrak, Broadway Limited and 20th Century Limited’s great rivalry: Speed, luxury and superb Pullman service

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on this platform on May 24, 2021. It has been updated and photos and…

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U.S., Amtrak: The baggage car has the potential to revolutionize passenger train travel with a better way of creating supporting revenue

By William Lindley, Guest Commentator; September 9, 2022 The lowly, lonely baggage cars. They have the potential not just to…

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U.S., Canada: Exploding the myth trains must be very fast to be attractive to passengers

By William Lindley, Guest Commentator; June 16, 2022 Key points: • Convenience of use is more important than train speed…

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U.S., Amtrak: In 1970, railroads made a deal with the Devil to form what is now Stephen Gardner’s Amtrak

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on this platform on February 4, 2021. It has been updated for content and…

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U.S., Travel and Train History: 20th Century Limited, Overseas Railway, Amtrak, Auto Train, The Love Boat, Brightline and Disneyland’s Santa Fe Railway Train

Editor’s Note: This is the final Holiday Season Rewind readers’ favorite article. A new article will appear the week of…

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U.S., Terminal Stations History: California Zephyr, City of San Francisco and San Francisco Chief

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; March 19, 2021 Enjoying the history of the California Zephyr, City of…

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U.S., New York Central History: Two elegant dining cars on each all-Pullman sleeping car 20th Century Limited consist

By J. Bruce Richardson, Corridor Rail Development Corporation; December 7, 2020 Think elegance. Think grace. Think Cary Grant and Eva…

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Michigan Central and the rebirth of Detroit

By Jonathan Marcus, BBC News; July 10, 2019 Rick Novasky has never forgotten the day back in the 1980s when…

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New York: The once-abandoned Buffalo Central Terminal turns 90, and volunteers are slowly bringing it back to life

By Alexandra Charitan, Roadtrippers; June 21, 2019 At 2 p.m. on June 22, 1929, a crowd of 2,200 people watched…

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Amtrak’s Cardinal struggling with multiple problems

By James E. Casto, Gazette-Mail, Daily Mail West Virginia; August 23, 2018 Amtrak’s posted online information for its Cardinal passenger…

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Inside the Secret Life of New York’s Grand Central Terminal

By Stefanie Waldek, Architectural Digest; August 14, 2018 When it comes to the world’s most majestic train stations, New York’s…

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New York State: At 50, Empire Service has covered a lot of ground

By Eric Anderson, the Albany Times-Union; December 2, 2017 Rensselaer – Fifty years ago this weekend, the famous “name” trains…

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