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Are these new baggage cars going to be on the western LD trains such as the Empire Builder?

4 months ago on #AmtrakForward


Wish there was a better/bigger waiting room for the Northbound track such as the Empire Builder.  This area gets pretty crowded, and I feel bad for the people who has to stand and wait..  Also, these delays of the train leaving CHI is pretty sad.   Seen it one too many time last winter, and we were one of them..    We arrived half hour early, and I asked,  "Is it on time??"  And was told Yes, it is..  then 15 min before boarding, "Oh sorry, The Empire Builder departure time has been delay, and don't know..."   Almost 4 hours later, we leave at last.   I am SOOO glad I happen to have a sleeper for this trip, and not have to sit in the other waiting room.   Hope this delay leaving CHI will be an issue for our visit in a few weeks.

6 months, 3 weeks ago on PHOTOS: Inside the Amtrak Chicago Control Center


Enjoy eating in the dinning car and meeting new people and learn about them.    Really bummed out you don't have Railroad French toast anymore on the Empire Builder. :-(

8 months, 1 week ago on Watch: Dining on a Train


Will be watching!   I can't wait for our trip this June on the Empire Builder going out to Seattle WA, then taking the Cascade up to Vancouver BC.   

I've been on the Empire Builder 3 times going out west as far as Whitefish MT, Now I will able to say I've completed #8/#7 complete route!

1 year, 1 month ago on All Aboard the #AmtrakLIVE Train


I love the smell of your hand soap! Wish you sell them to the public.. I know I am not the only one! Or at least tell us who makes this soap for you guys.

1 year, 4 months ago on What Happens When You’re Not on Your Train?


Thanks for doing this for our Veterans!

1 year, 9 months ago on We’re Hiring America’s Veterans!


Looking forward seeing som good photos of this paint update!

1 year, 9 months ago on We’ve Got a Big Announcement!


We just did a trip a few weeks ago from Orlando FL to Winona MN.   

We've always been on the Empire Builder train with the Superliner cars, and taking the single level car from Orlando to DC was our first time on tine single level cars, and I was really missing the SL  (Sightseeing Lounge) big time!   

1 year, 10 months ago on Welcome to the Observation Car!


Great video shot here!   This train is on my list to take!

1 year, 10 months ago on Watch This! Cruising on the Coast Starlight


Love taking Amtrak's Empire Builder to Chicago from Minnesota!  Have taken 3 trips down there, and booking one soon for Oct, and agan in Feb!   I enjoy Chicago!

1 year, 10 months ago on 5 New Reasons to Explore Chicago


Great video this guy did.. I checked out his blog and other video, sure making me wish my dream comes soon to travel around the USA on Amtrak!

1 year, 10 months ago on Coast Starlight, Star Bright


That is so true about train travel, you are not stressed out!   I enjoy it and hope to do a lot later in life!!

1 year, 10 months ago on Revenge of the #NerdTrain