Category: Rail

Roll On: Oklahoma City-Fort Worth Amtrak Route Welcomes Bikes Aboard

Amtrak and the Departments of Transportation in Oklahoma and Texas announced yesterday that the Heartland Flyer, which offers daily service between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, will accept bicycles on…

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Amtrak Adding Extra Trains for the Visit of Pope Francis to the United States

Heavy travel expected between New York, Philadelphia and Washington PHILADELPHIA – Amtrak is taking steps to prepare for an influx of rail passengers on the Northeast Corridor during Pope Francis’…

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Bike Services Expanded in North Carolina on Amtrak Trains

Continuing a service that was made available on North Carolina's Piedmont service, Amtrak now offers walk-up checked bicycle service aboard Carolinian trains 79 and 80 at the following stations: Raleigh, Cary,…

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Amtrak Adds Enhancements to Los Angeles-Seattle Route

One of the top 5 routes in the Amtrak system is the Coast Starlight operating between Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Pacific Northwest and Seattle.  The Coast…

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More Seats for Virgin Trains

If you're a regular traveler on Virgin Trains, you'll soon be finding trains operating with the Pendolino fleet will be offering more Standard class seating. The first Virgin Trains Pendolino…

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Amtrak Train Days: Join the Celebration Across the Nation

For the last seven years, Amtrak has brought together the communities they serve and the passengers they transport through National Train Day, a one day event showcasing the power of…

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Virgin Trains sees surge in Anglo-Scottish rail travel

Virgin Trains sees surge in Anglo-Scottish rail travel New record of 600,000 rail journeys between Glasgow and London Edinburgh-Birmingham route sees a third more passenger in 2014 More than one…

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Amtrak Adds More Trains for Thanksgiving Travelers

Traveling over the Thanksgiving holiday can be quite stressful and in fact, it is the highest traveled holiday in the United States.  Travelers in all modes of travel will feel…

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BART’s Fleet of the Future

With California’s roadways becoming more crowded, many commuters are leaving their vehicles for public transportation.  In the San Francisco Bay Area, it is no exception and transit groups like BART…

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Amtrak offers extra train service in the Northeast on Independence Day

Looking to get around the northeast between Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia or New York City?  Skip the highway and take advantage of extra trains that Amtrak is adding for holiday…

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