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@jkpsr How about extending the AC trains to the Phila Airport? Now, wouldn't that be useful!
1 year ago on 30th Street Station Reopens West Plaza
@rittenhouse I used to use it in the late 70s. It was pretty terrible, but beat getting rained on.
(psst..... The National Limited went all the way to Kansas City)
1 year ago on Best Spot to Photograph the St. Louis Arch
For my 50th birthday, my wife took me to Denver so we could ride the CZ to SF! A great trip! I wrote a little travelog...
1 year, 1 month ago on A Train Trip with Many Milestones
@neroden @donoltmann Sleeper passengers get to take off their shoes...AND socks!
1 year, 1 month ago on 10 Tips for Sleeping Overnight in Coach
I've taken my shoes off. I'll probably do it again. (Don't tell anyone...)
Brushing your teeth is a good idea. Here's the rub. Pointy-bottom cups. I'm not sure the water to the sink in the Amfleet II bathrooms is potable, so I get my water from the dispenser next to the cup supply. Now, I'm holding the cup in one hand and have to maneuver the toothbrush and toothpaste without crushing my cup full of water. You can't put the cup down and you really DON'T want to put your toothbrush down. So, what do I do? Mostly fumble around, spill water and almost drop my toothbrush on the floor, but somehow, teeth get brushed!
Suggestion? Cups with flat bottoms. Grab one from the lounge car if you can.
1 year, 2 months ago on 10 Tips for Sleeping Overnight in Coach