U.S., Commentary: Amtrak, Tri-weekly, The future, and Yogi

Editor’s Note: The commentary below is by Russ Jackson of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of California. Mr. Jackson is the…

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U.S., Oklahoma and Texas: Smaller Heartland Flyer to continue to run despite ‘dramatically’ down ticket sales

By Jordan Green, The Oklahoman; June 21, 2020 Amtrak’s passenger train operating between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas, will…

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U.S., Commentary: Thoughts about Passenger Rail while sitting at home

Note: This commentary is provided by Russ Jackson, the venerable retired editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. – corridorrail.com…

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U.S., Amtrak: Midwest Service Changes, Effective March 19 & 21

A press release from Amtrak; March 18, 2020: Modified schedules in Wisconsin, Illinois and Michigan, to and from Chicago Amtrak…

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U.S., Commentary – TRIP REPORT: The Texas Eagle to LAUS; Amtrak Food; Fred; and Dear Senator___

Editor’s Note: The following commentary is provided by the venerable retired editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. – Corridorrail.com…

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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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Texas: Amtrak’s San Antonio station – Where Chicago Meets Los Angeles

By Valérie Eiseler, Rivard Report; April 14, 2019 When Amtrak’s Texas Eagle leaves its station in historic St. Paul’s Square,…

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California commentary: Amtrak Comes to Vacaville and maybe Marfa!

Editor’s Note: Russ Jackson is the distinguished retired editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. His columns appear here occasionally.…

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Opinion: What, ANOTHER positive Amtrak Trip Report? Yes!

Editor’s note: Russ Jackson is the retired distinguished editor of the Western Rail Passenger Review. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson reside…

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Texas: Sinkhole opens on Union Pacific tracks in Van Zandt Co, Amtrak’s Texas Eagle train delayed 6 hours

By Staff, KYTX; August 6, 2018 VAN ZANDT — A sinkhole opened up along the railroad tracks in Van Zandt…

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Marshall, Texas City Commission passes resolution in support of Marshall’s Amtrak agent

By Robin Y. Richardson, The Marshall News Messenger; May 11, 2018 The Marshall City Commission approved, on Thursday, a resolution…

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Why the makers of Texas’ high-speed rail line want to connect to Amtrak

By Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; May 9, 2018 Texans who look forward to the day when they can take…

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Texas Eagle TEMPO group to fight Amtrak station ticket office closings

By Junius Stone,Texarkana Gazette; May 9, 2018 Reacting to the announcement of the anticipated change in status of the Texarkana…

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