Blog Posts - Amtrak



The Man in the High Castle 2.4-2.6: Rails and Realities

First, let me say that I what I like most in The Man in the High Castle on Amazon television - and there's a lot to enormously like in this extraordinary series - is the almost casual way it shows the melding of our American history with the way it m...

My 5 Memorable Train Travels

Getting from one city to another by plane may be the fastest way but traveling by train can be a whole lot of fun. I’m the type of traveler who loves to see the scenery, that is why I always prefer the window seat. And train travel gives me tha...
by First-time Travels on Mar 21, 2016

Cool Stuff Roundup – Summer Edition

I just realized that’s in been months since I’ve done a Cool Stuff Roundup. I aim to correct that today with a few very interesting tidbits I’ve culled from various locations online. Let’s start with some air travel. You know… The post...

Eureka! The Adventure Begins!

Today I purchased a one-way Amtrak ticket to Eureka, CA. I’ll be leaving Wednesday morning to fulfill my New Year’s resolution to visit a dear online friend, who also happens to be my very first fan. I can hardly wait! I used to worry about meeti...
by Bertram's Blog on Jul 21, 2015

OPINION - Shields and Brooks 5/15/2015

"Shields and Brooks on the Senate’s trade battle, train safety funding" PBS NewsHour 5/15/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, includi...
by Mage Soapbox on May 18, 2015

AMTRAK - Philadelphia Crash

"Derailed train investigation turns to engineer who suffered concussion" PBS NewsHour 5/14/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Emergency crews found another victim in the wreckage of Amtrak train 188, which crashed Tuesday night in Philadelphia; all passengers...
by Mage Soapbox on May 18, 2015

Amtrak Crash May Cost U.S. $100M a Day: NEC

$100 million a day. That’s what an unexpected shutdown of the Northeast Corridor could cost the U.S., according to the Northeast Corridor Five-Year Capital Plan. “It’s appropriate to review any and all regulations, any and all infrastructur...
by Spaced Out Magazine on May 15, 2015

Arranging Your Own Family Room Interior for a Comfortable House

Arranging Your Own Family Room Interior for a Comfortable House The family room is one room in the house that is most commonly used of all family members. Interestingly, not all people feel confident when designing this room setting. There are five g...
by 4 Home Interior on May 15, 2015

Morning Links: Robinson Terminal South, Athletes of the Year, Amtrak, and more!

For Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
by Red Brick Town on May 14, 2015

Body of 8th victim found in Philadelphia train derailment wreckage

Amtrak train derails. The post Body of 8th victim found in Philadelphia train derailment wreckage appeared first on TechPinoy.
by Tech Pinoy on May 14, 2015

Déraillement d'un train de passagers à Philadelphie: au moins cinq morts

http://www.985fm.ca/international/nouvelles/Publié par Associated Press le mardi 12 mai 2015 à 22h40. Modifié par Charles Payette le mercredi 13 mai 2015PHILADELPHIE - Un train de la compagnie ferroviaire Amtrak en direction de la ville de New Yor...
by Information sur la Politique on May 13, 2015

5 dead after Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia

An Amtrak train traveling from D.C. to New Yorkderailed partially in Philadelphia,killing at least five passengers as multiple cars toppled over Tuesday night. 243 on board, including five crew members,roughly 50 were injured. Sixcritically.The wreck...
by Alexlatest News on May 13, 2015

Master List of Senior Discounts Over 100 to Share!

Here is a master list of now over 100 discounts for baby boomers and seniors. You may be surprised at how young you can be and still get senior discounts! Print this out and include in a birthday card for your favorite senior! I rely on my readers...
by More with Less Today on Mar 18, 2015

Kelly Field – Belton

    Last Post Preview I left off at last post while we were in San Antonio, staying at the Kelly Inn at Kelly Field.  The passenger terminal is pretty close to the Kelly Inn so that was not too bad.  So we just finished a good, but expensive...
by Texan in the Philippines on Dec 28, 2014

BREAKING: Four People Stabbed Aboard Amtrak Chicago to Detroit Bound Train

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BREAKING: Multiple Stabbings Aboard Amtrak Chicago to Detroit Bound Train

BREAKING NEWS - From Channel 7 Action News Detroit Niles Police Department have confirmed multiple people have been stabbed aboard an Amtrak train. Crazy world we live in. Some man just stabbed 4... Visit "IU News & Talk" right now to read more of t...

Labor Day, disgusting sights, celebrities, and NYC life.

  Happy Labor Day everyone! Hope you all are taking it slow and enjoying a day off from work. If your company is open today and they are forcing you to slave away for “the man” then I must say … Continue reading →...
by The Regular Guy NYC on Sep 1, 2014

The DEA Paid An Amtrak Secretary $854,460 for Free Passenger Lists

The Drug Enforcement Agency reportedly paid an Amtrak s […]...
by Knowledge Base on Aug 12, 2014

The DEA Paid An Amtrak Secretary $854,460 for Free Passenger Lists

The Drug Enforcement Agency reportedly paid an Amtrak s […]...
by Knowledge Base on Aug 12, 2014

British Columbia: How NOT to Travel from Vancouver to Seattle

Traveling from Vancouver to Seattle make sure to determine if you are leaving from the city in British Columbia or the city in Washington State.any travelers arrive at the station only to discover that there reservation was for the wrong city.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jul 3, 2014


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