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Discussion related to Amtrak also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corp.

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Amtrak Corridor Services (mid-distance routes)
For discussions of Amtrak's corridor routes and state-supported services, including:

Adirondack; Amtrak Cascades; Blue Water; Capitol Corridor; Carl Sandburg; Carolinian; Downeaster; Empire Service; Ethan Allen Express; Heartland Flyer; Hiawatha; Illini; Illinois Zephyr; Lincoln Service; Maple Leaf; Missouri River Runner; Pacific Surfliner; Pennsylvanian; Pere Marquette; Piedmont; Saluki; San Joaquins; Vermonter; Wolverine

Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, mtuandrew, Tadman
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Re: Amtrak suspends Vermont l…
 by Kilo Echo
Amtrak - Long Distance Routes
For discussion of the "National Network", Amtrak's Long Distance Routes, which presently include:

Auto Train; California Zephyr; Capitol Limited; Cardinal; City of New Orleans; Coast Starlight; Crescent; Empire Builder;
Lakeshore Limited; Palmetto; Silver Meteor; Silver Star; Southwest Chief; Sunset Limited; Texas Eagle

Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, mtuandrew, Tadman
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10610 Posts
Re: Lake Shore Limited
 by gokeefe
Amtrak NEC
For discussion of Amtrak's Northeast Corridor (NEC) operations from Boston to Washington, including Acela and these corridors:

Harrisburg, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond, Springfield

Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, mtuandrew, Tadman
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8870 Posts
Re: Acela II (Avelia Liberty)…
 by west point
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Announcing Amtrak Sub-Forums!
by Jeff Smith  - 
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Should (or could) Amtrak Contract out Certain Routes to Private Operators?
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58 Replies 
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by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
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Amtrak: Connects US
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132 Replies 
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38 Replies 
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“Transforming Rail in Virginia”
by davinp  - 
34 Replies 
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SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 2-23-21 THROUGH 3-24-21
by shlustig  - 
3 Replies 
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 by shlustig
 
Industrial Design
by lattasnipe9  - 
10 Replies 
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Amtrak Guest Rewards
by KeystoneRider  - 
332 Replies 
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31 Replies 
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11 Replies 
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21 Replies 
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Dedicated Funding for Amtrak - Intercity Passenger Rail Trust Fund Act
by Pensyfan19  - 
15 Replies 
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Station Developments
by Station Aficionado  - 
197 Replies 
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The CEO of Amtrak Thinks Americans Are Ready for Trains Again
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
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4832 Replies 
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81 Replies 
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Reading, PA Service proposed to Philadelphia
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34 Replies 
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New Haven-Springfield RDCs
by Martin Baumann  - 
3 Replies 
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 by Martin Baumann
 
Amtrak E8 4316: The First Locomotive of Amtrak
by Pensyfan19  - 
4 Replies 
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SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 1/24/21 THROUGH 2/22/21
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
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Cardinal discussion
by fairlane57  - 
905 Replies 
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Amtrak Proposes Adding New Service to Scranton
by Matt Johnson  - 
148 Replies 
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The (UK) Independent takes a slow train to South Bend
by STrRedWolf  - 
7 Replies 
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Flexible dining for sleeping car passengers
by jonnhrr  - 
15 Replies 
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FY20 Financials
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
15 Replies 
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Say goodbye to the WSDOT Talgos
by John_Perkowski  - 
14 Replies 
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Amtrak AMT125 Proposal
by Pensyfan19  - 
19 Replies 
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Penn Station Central Control
by MNCRR9000  - 
6 Replies 
 698 Views
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274 Replies 
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NYP Penn Station South
by Thomas  - 
66 Replies 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
Travel Apprehensions, Anyone?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
50 Replies 
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Brainstorming a rational LD route system
by John_Perkowski  - 
79 Replies 
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Mr Gardner Interview in Barron’s
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
 386 Views
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PTC and Faster Passenger Rail
by HammerJack  - 
46 Replies 
 3611 Views
 by west point
 
Should union pacific be made to allow Amtrak on the Tehachapi loop?
by railgeekteen  - 
33 Replies 
 3925 Views
 by John Laubenheimer
 
Washington DC Union Station Expansion
by Jeff Smith  - 
110 Replies 
 36988 Views
 by scratchyX1
 
Expansion
by John_Perkowski  - 
54 Replies 
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ADA Justice Department settlement
by Kilo Echo  - 
25 Replies 
 1712 Views
 by MattW
 
Train v car in Peekskill
by John_Perkowski  - 
9 Replies 
 704 Views
 by Railjunkie
 
NYC Area Project Priorities under a Biden Stimulus
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
14 Replies 
 1149 Views
 by kitchin
 
Midtown West: Effects on Amtrak, LIRR, MNRR, NJT
by Jeff Smith  - 
8 Replies 
 1080 Views
 by oknazevad
 
Timetables - offline flavor
by farecard  - 
7 Replies 
 763 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
If you could restore a defunct Amtrak route
by Tom6921  - 
363 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
Amtrak CEO Open Letter to Congress
by John_Perkowski  - 
35 Replies 
 3211 Views
 by electricron
 
New Carrollton, MD (NCR) Second Platform
by daybeers  - 
20 Replies 
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 by STrRedWolf
 
FORCE MAJEURE ON THE NEC to 18 December
by John_Perkowski  - 
16 Replies 
 1831 Views
 by JimBoylan
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 12/25/20 THROUGH 1/23/21
by shlustig  - 
0 Replies 
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 by shlustig
 
Amtrak On-Time Performance (OTP) Delays Reroutes Annulled
by Jeff Smith  - 
1180 Replies 
 273166 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
genesis on #190
by MBTA F40PH-2C 1050  - 
6 Replies 
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 by rcthompson04
 
Mail by Rail -- Amtrak Postal Service
by STrRedWolf  - 
69 Replies 
 6409 Views
 by urr304
 
The Y2K fail finally happened?
by John_Perkowski  - 
19 Replies 
 2108 Views
 by eolesen
 
Presidential Trains (Inauguration, Campaign, Etc.)
by SouthernRailway  - 
163 Replies 
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 by MattW
 
Map I've Been working on for a few years now!
by eliothertenstein  - 
0 Replies 
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 by eliothertenstein
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 11/25/20 THROUGH 12/24/20
by shlustig  - 
3 Replies 
 410 Views
 by shlustig
 
Three more segments to be converted to 562
by hxa  - 
12 Replies 
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 by Trinnau
 
Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021 (Stimulus Bill)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
3 Replies 
 696 Views
 by lordsigma12345
 
Amtrak on-train operations
by STrRedWolf  - 
13 Replies 
 1405 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Is Amtrak reliable enough?
by Ushermittwoch  - 
26 Replies 
 2979 Views
 by electricron
 
Arrival times into LA
by Bobby S  - 
6 Replies 
 637 Views
 by David Benton
 
Penn Station Platform Painting
by JamesRR  - 
7 Replies 
 1448 Views
 by JamesRR
 
DOT-FRA-RPD Passenger Train Friendly in Biden Administration
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
58 Replies 
 5931 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
1977 Crash - BN/IHB/Amtrak
by Tadman  - 
5 Replies 
 4041 Views
 by drcampbell
 
Northeast Corridor Track Capacity (PHL-WAS)
by StLouSteve  - 
28 Replies 
 2569 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Colorado Rockies Questions
by Denver Dude  - 
18 Replies 
 1595 Views
 by Denver Dude
 
Canadian Border Crossing General Topic
by quadrock  - 
100 Replies 
 7828 Views
 by David Benton
 
Disposition of the “Top of the Cap”/Pacific Parlour Cars
by John_Perkowski  - 
9 Replies 
 2529 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
Stephen Gardner New President of Amtrak
by Pensyfan19  - 
8 Replies 
 1112 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
High-Speed Signals (>79 mph)
by TurningOfTheWheel  - 
30 Replies 
 2985 Views
 by Amtrak706
 
Illinois Amtrak Service
by Rockingham Racer  - 
1477 Replies 
 410235 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Amtrak accelerates infrastructure work amid pandemic losses
by David Benton  - 
0 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
Corona virus impacts on Amtrak
by Ken W2KB  - 
420 Replies 
 42331 Views
 by electricron
 
F40PH-R units repainted
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 904 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 10/26/20 THROUGH 11/24/20
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
 279 Views
 by electricron
 
Biden administration: "Build Back Better" and transit
by mtuandrew  - 
12 Replies 
 1564 Views
 by David Benton
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 9/26/20 through 10/25/20
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
 248 Views
 by jp1822
 
Possible Future Improvements - 110+ mph, Electrification...
by TurningOfTheWheel  - 
38 Replies 
 4174 Views
 by electricron
 
Anyone going to NARP Region IX Fort Worth meeting?
by ohle  - 
2 Replies 
 2224 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
PSR and Amtrak
by andegold  - 
27 Replies 
 2226 Views
 by David Benton
 
Letter: House Republicans to Mr. Flynn
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
21 Replies 
 1978 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Former Amtrak Pres Alan Boyd has died
by StLouSteve  - 
1 Replies 
 366 Views
 by Literalman
 
Election year COVID funding
by John_Perkowski  - 
1 Replies 
 301 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
J David Ingles 1941-2020
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
2 Replies 
 856 Views
 by David Benton
 
Amtrak/Ferromex F40PHR 241 (IANR 678)
by Pensyfan19  - 
11 Replies 
 1366 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Radical idea during tri-weekly service reductions
by wigwagfan  - 
10 Replies 
 971 Views
 by Arborwayfan
 
Amtrak Expansion Plan
by bostontrainguy  - 
559 Replies 
 55906 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 8/27/20 THROUGH 9/25/20
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
 294 Views
 by shlustig
 
Amtrak Train Numbers
by STrRedWolf  - 
38 Replies 
 2684 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Shortest-lived Amtrak Equipment, NOT WRECKED
by USRailFan  - 
14 Replies 
 1347 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
California Zephyr trip report
by Mollie  - 
0 Replies 
 323 Views
 by Mollie
 
Joe Biden political ad features Amtrak
by StLouSteve  - 
59 Replies 
 4401 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Post Amtrak Videos and Photos Here
by HWB  - 
661 Replies 
 193247 Views
 by J.D. Lang
 
Heritage Equipment
by John_Perkowski  - 
13 Replies 
 1385 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Ethan Allen Discussion, including Expansion (Burlington)
by CNJ  - 
262 Replies 
 84698 Views
 by railgeekteen
 
Budd "Slumbercoach" 24-8 Sleeper - Open Discussion
by AmtrakPhill629  - 
83 Replies 
 20417 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Fires and Amtrak Western Trains
by Westernstar1  - 
17 Replies 
 1322 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Amtrak Service Suspended NYP-NHV
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
41 Replies 
 3222 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Trip Report - Maine to Miami on Amtrak and Brightline
by Mollie  - 
4 Replies 
 639 Views
 by Mollie
 
Upcoming Acela and Lake Shore Limited Travel
by NaugyRR  - 
10 Replies 
 1189 Views
 by David Benton
 
NEC awash at WAS
by ohioriverrailway  - 
1 Replies 
 510 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Amtrak FY 21 Appropriation Request to Congress
by John_Perkowski  - 
0 Replies 
 421 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
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