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Is Amtrak a good train?
yes really good the only bad experience I've had was when it rained on me but they gave me a 150 gift card because of the rain
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Online at Amtrak.com or visit a station close to you and they will have schedules.
Go to amtrak.com and then type in jobs in the search box. Then you will be redirected to a website call jobs.amtrak.com where you click on external applicant and they you can …apply for a engineer job and they put you on a training program in Washington D.C.
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Amtrak was created in the 1970s because private railroad corporations such as Union Pacific did not want to run their passenger railroad services anymore because they deemed t…hem as not profitable due to compitition by airline and road travel so the government created Amtrak to maintain the passenger rail travel in the U.S. Amtrak is a government owned passenger railroad corporation that maintains passenger rail routes throughout the United States.
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mainly the track speed on normal routes is 79mph but on electrified track it increase to 90 or more
Acela Express. It operates between Boston, New York, and Washington.
Yes. But it is possible that some trains do not. You can count on all trains on Amtrak running between Boston and Washington DC, and west to Harrisburg, PA having power outlet…s available for you. Most trains on these lines also now offer free wireless internet. However, the availability of both may not be available in other areas in the US.
It matters where you go. If your trip is long,the more money you have to pay the ticket. And the shorter your trip is the less money you need to pay.
Some, like the Acela Express do, but most others don't. Most of the ones that do are on the east coast. I live on the East Coast and I take Amtrak from New Jersey to t…he South. From New Jersey to Washington, DC Amtrak runs on electricity. In DC, Amtrak switches over to diesel to continue South.
Yes, except for some corridor trains like Amtrak Cascades.
All Amtrak trains except Acela Express are eligible for the 10% AAA discount. You must book at least three days in advance to receive the discount.
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Amtrak trains get late all the time. They are subject to signal problems, train traffic, track conditions and other reasons. One big problem can be where the train origina…tes. They have to service the train (clean, restock food supplies in the dining car, check the train mechaincally etc). Sometimes that can take longer than expected.
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There is a downstairs smoking lounge with no windows and the train make regular stops for smokers to smoke outside. Other than this a smoking free train.
May 1 1971. But it wasn't an invention. Just politics.
Amtrak say yes. Many customers disagree * Added - It depends upon the train. Very few Amtrak trains offer any type of food service. The typical food service consists of a dini…ng car or club car that has a good choice of beverages and a microwave for heating pre-packaged food. Most Amtrak travellers would say that the food service is not worth the price.