The Crescent (Trains 19 & 20) has long been known as one of the most historic routes on the national Amtrak network. Now, with an available upgrade to Business class, it is an even more comfortable way to travel from New York to New Orleans, via Washington; Atlanta; Birmingham, Ala., and Hattiesburg, Miss., effective April 1, 2016.
For a surcharge of $75 per person or less, passengers can enjoy bonus Amtrak Guest Rewards points and the following amenities:Spacious seats in a car reserved for Business class Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages Complimentary access to [...]
Rail Europe, the largest distributor of European rail products worldwide, is inviting travelers to experience unforgettable moments in Switzerland at a discount with 30% off the first-class electronic Swiss Travel Pass*, in partnership with Switzerland Tourism and Swiss Travel System. The Swiss Travel Pass offers extensive travel and sightseeing options for travelers to create memorable adventures, while Rail Europe provides the inspiration and tools to help travelers easily plan the best itineraries by train.
The Swiss Travel Pass promotion details include:30% discount on [...]
After a highly successful debut on the Coast Starlight, a route traveling between Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle, Amtrak has introduced premium Business Class seating on two more long-distance routes, the Auto Train and Cardinal. The Auto Train, an overnight, non-stop, bring-your-car-along route, between the Washington, DC area and Orlando area and the Cardinal between New York and Chicago via Indianapolis and Cincinnati now offer Business Class in addition to First Class Sleeping accommodations and reserved Coach Class.
Starting today, the Auto Train, will [...]
Hundreds of heads were turned this morning at King’s Cross Station in London as Virgin Trains unveiled its two Christmas trains sporting striking blue liveries in place of the famous Virgin red. A Pendolino transformed into a Penguilino and a Class 91 made over as Claus 91 appeared side by side for the first time at London’s iconic station.
The unveiling marked the end of a nationwide competition amongst primary school children for a Christmas Train design. Joint winners, nine year old Amber Maxfield and 11 year old Madeleine Deakin, were there to see their festive drawings come [...]