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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 Downeaster Discuss…
 by gokeefe
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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10468 Posts
Re: Amtrak Diner and Food Ser…
 by Alphaboi
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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8900 Posts
Re: Acela II (Avelia Liberty)…
 by Greg Moore
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Announcing Amtrak Sub-Forums!
by Jeff Smith  - 
27 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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Media Embed now offered
by gprimr1  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
2 Replies 
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Railroad.net Announces Ad-Free Subscriptions
by gprimr1  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
0 Replies 
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Content Creators Wanted!
by gprimr1  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
0 Replies 
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Readme First: Amtrak Forum Guidelines
by wigwagfan  - 
6 Replies 
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by Mike Roque  -   - In: News, Announcements, FAQ and Help
7 Replies 
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Should (or could) Amtrak Contract out Certain Routes to Private Operators?
by Jeff Smith  - 
58 Replies 
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README FIRST!: Amtrak Forum Popular Topics
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
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Station Developments
by Station Aficionado  - 
219 Replies 
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Amtrak: Connects US
by GojiMet86  - 
151 Replies 
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85 Replies 
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P42 - Is There Life After Amtrak?
by shadyjay  - 
16 Replies 
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Reading, PA Service proposed to Philadelphia
by NorthEastRegional  - 
41 Replies 
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Industrial Design
by lattasnipe9  - 
13 Replies 
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Cincinnati Union Terminal
by arnstg  - 
44 Replies 
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32 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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Amtrak Guest Rewards
by KeystoneRider  - 
332 Replies 
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11 Replies 
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 by ExCon90
 
21 Replies 
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Dedicated Funding for Amtrak - Intercity Passenger Rail Trust Fund Act
by Pensyfan19  - 
15 Replies 
 1098 Views
 by Greg Moore
 
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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 by Train2009
 
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 
 822 Views
 by MEC407
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 1/24/21 THROUGH 2/22/21
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
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 by shlustig
 
Cardinal discussion
by fairlane57  - 
905 Replies 
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 by eolesen
 
Amtrak Proposes Adding New Service to Scranton
by Matt Johnson  - 
148 Replies 
 12184 Views
 by TurningOfTheWheel
 
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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 by STrRedWolf
 
FY20 Financials
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
15 Replies 
 1263 Views
 by electricron
 
Say goodbye to the WSDOT Talgos
by John_Perkowski  - 
14 Replies 
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 by USRailFan
 
Amtrak AMT125 Proposal
by Pensyfan19  - 
19 Replies 
 3029 Views
 by USRailFan
 
Penn Station Central Control
by MNCRR9000  - 
6 Replies 
 716 Views
 by Erie-Lackawanna
 
NYP Penn Station South
by Thomas  - 
66 Replies 
 5782 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Travel Apprehensions, Anyone?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
50 Replies 
 3230 Views
 by WashingtonPark
 
Brainstorming a rational LD route system
by John_Perkowski  - 
79 Replies 
 6722 Views
 by electricron
 
Mr Gardner Interview in Barron’s
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
 393 Views
 by Greg Moore
 
PTC and Faster Passenger Rail
by HammerJack  - 
46 Replies 
 3662 Views
 by west point
 
Should union pacific be made to allow Amtrak on the Tehachapi loop?
by railgeekteen  - 
33 Replies 
 3975 Views
 by John Laubenheimer
 
Washington DC Union Station Expansion
by Jeff Smith  - 
110 Replies 
 37027 Views
 by scratchyX1
 
Expansion
by John_Perkowski  - 
54 Replies 
 4514 Views
 by NS VIA FAN
 
ADA Justice Department settlement
by Kilo Echo  - 
25 Replies 
 1735 Views
 by MattW
 
Train v car in Peekskill
by John_Perkowski  - 
9 Replies 
 718 Views
 by Railjunkie
 
NYC Area Project Priorities under a Biden Stimulus
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
14 Replies 
 1175 Views
 by kitchin
 
Midtown West: Effects on Amtrak, LIRR, MNRR, NJT
by Jeff Smith  - 
8 Replies 
 1091 Views
 by oknazevad
 
Timetables - offline flavor
by farecard  - 
7 Replies 
 770 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
If you could restore a defunct Amtrak route
by Tom6921  - 
363 Replies 
 51942 Views
 by David Benton
 
Amtrak CEO Open Letter to Congress
by John_Perkowski  - 
35 Replies 
 3238 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 
 1846 Views
 by JimBoylan
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 12/25/20 THROUGH 1/23/21
by shlustig  - 
0 Replies 
 168 Views
 by shlustig
 
Amtrak On-Time Performance (OTP) Delays Reroutes Annulled
by Jeff Smith  - 
1180 Replies 
 273257 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 
 6496 Views
 by urr304
 
The Y2K fail finally happened?
by John_Perkowski  - 
19 Replies 
 2129 Views
 by eolesen
 
Presidential Trains (Inauguration, Campaign, Etc.)
by SouthernRailway  - 
163 Replies 
 18146 Views
 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 
 416 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 
 719 Views
 by lordsigma12345
 
Amtrak on-train operations
by STrRedWolf  - 
13 Replies 
 1417 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Is Amtrak reliable enough?
by Ushermittwoch  - 
26 Replies 
 2988 Views
 by electricron
 
Arrival times into LA
by Bobby S  - 
6 Replies 
 645 Views
 by David Benton
 
Penn Station Platform Painting
by JamesRR  - 
7 Replies 
 1456 Views
 by JamesRR
 
DOT-FRA-RPD Passenger Train Friendly in Biden Administration
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
58 Replies 
 5971 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
1977 Crash - BN/IHB/Amtrak
by Tadman  - 
5 Replies 
 4045 Views
 by drcampbell
 
Northeast Corridor Track Capacity (PHL-WAS)
by StLouSteve  - 
28 Replies 
 2590 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Colorado Rockies Questions
by Denver Dude  - 
18 Replies 
 1614 Views
 by Denver Dude
 
Canadian Border Crossing General Topic
by quadrock  - 
100 Replies 
 7866 Views
 by David Benton
 
Disposition of the “Top of the Cap”/Pacific Parlour Cars
by John_Perkowski  - 
9 Replies 
 2541 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
Stephen Gardner New President of Amtrak
by Pensyfan19  - 
8 Replies 
 1120 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
High-Speed Signals (>79 mph)
by TurningOfTheWheel  - 
30 Replies 
 3012 Views
 by Amtrak706
 
Illinois Amtrak Service
by Rockingham Racer  - 
1477 Replies 
 410323 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Amtrak accelerates infrastructure work amid pandemic losses
by David Benton  - 
0 Replies 
 404 Views
 by David Benton
 
Corona virus impacts on Amtrak
by Ken W2KB  - 
420 Replies 
 42492 Views
 by electricron
 
F40PH-R units repainted
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 911 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 10/26/20 THROUGH 11/24/20
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
 284 Views
 by electricron
 
Biden administration: "Build Back Better" and transit
by mtuandrew  - 
12 Replies 
 1575 Views
 by David Benton
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 9/26/20 through 10/25/20
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
 249 Views
 by jp1822
 
Possible Future Improvements - 110+ mph, Electrification...
by TurningOfTheWheel  - 
38 Replies 
 4192 Views
 by electricron
 
Anyone going to NARP Region IX Fort Worth meeting?
by ohle  - 
2 Replies 
 2226 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
PSR and Amtrak
by andegold  - 
27 Replies 
 2235 Views
 by David Benton
 
Letter: House Republicans to Mr. Flynn
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
21 Replies 
 1984 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Former Amtrak Pres Alan Boyd has died
by StLouSteve  - 
1 Replies 
 367 Views
 by Literalman
 
Election year COVID funding
by John_Perkowski  - 
1 Replies 
 303 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
J David Ingles 1941-2020
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
2 Replies 
 859 Views
 by David Benton
 
Amtrak/Ferromex F40PHR 241 (IANR 678)
by Pensyfan19  - 
11 Replies 
 1375 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
Radical idea during tri-weekly service reductions
by wigwagfan  - 
10 Replies 
 979 Views
 by Arborwayfan
 
Amtrak Expansion Plan
by bostontrainguy  - 
559 Replies 
 56035 Views
 by Pensyfan19
 
SELECTED ON-TIME PERFORMANCE 8/27/20 THROUGH 9/25/20
by shlustig  - 
1 Replies 
 296 Views
 by shlustig
 
Amtrak Train Numbers
by STrRedWolf  - 
38 Replies 
 2704 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Shortest-lived Amtrak Equipment, NOT WRECKED
by USRailFan  - 
14 Replies 
 1353 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
California Zephyr trip report
by Mollie  - 
0 Replies 
 328 Views
 by Mollie
 
Joe Biden political ad features Amtrak
by StLouSteve  - 
59 Replies 
 4429 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Post Amtrak Videos and Photos Here
by HWB  - 
661 Replies 
 193296 Views
 by J.D. Lang
 
Heritage Equipment
by John_Perkowski  - 
13 Replies 
 1392 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Ethan Allen Discussion, including Expansion (Burlington)
by CNJ  - 
262 Replies 
 84721 Views
 by railgeekteen
 
Budd "Slumbercoach" 24-8 Sleeper - Open Discussion
by AmtrakPhill629  - 
83 Replies 
 20500 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Fires and Amtrak Western Trains
by Westernstar1  - 
17 Replies 
 1334 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Amtrak Service Suspended NYP-NHV
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
41 Replies 
 3251 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Trip Report - Maine to Miami on Amtrak and Brightline
by Mollie  - 
4 Replies 
 645 Views
 by Mollie
 
Upcoming Acela and Lake Shore Limited Travel
by NaugyRR  - 
10 Replies 
 1197 Views
 by David Benton
 
NEC awash at WAS
by ohioriverrailway  - 
1 Replies 
 515 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Amtrak FY 21 Appropriation Request to Congress
by John_Perkowski  - 
0 Replies 
 424 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
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