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Share Fares: Save Up to 35 Percent Off Four Tickets With Amtrak

You and up to a maximum of three friends, family members, co-workers — or a combination thereof — can save up to a total of 35 percent with a new initiative from Amtrak called Share Fares, through which the more companions you have traveling with you, the more you save money on train fares.

In order to take advantage of Share Fares — which was introduced earlier this week — you must book your reservations at least three days prior to the start of travel.

The way Share Fares works is as follows…

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Two For the Price of One Roomette Sale With Amtrak

Imagine watching the sun set behind the scenic mountains or marveling at how blue is the ocean along the coast — or perhaps just biding your time away watching the cities, forests and deserts pass on by to the rhythm of the clickety-clack of the rails. If you have wanted to see the United States in all of its glory from the luxury and comfort of a private roomette with two individual beds while traveling by train, now is your opportunity to do so while simultaneously saving money: your companion gets to travel for free with you between Monday, January 7, 2019 and Thursday, May 23, 2019…

…but you must…

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Double Points, All Routes, All Autumn 2018 With Amtrak

If you have been wanting to travel around the United States by train — instead of dealing with airport security checkpoints before flights or driving long distances — now is a good time to start planning your trip.

Register for the Double Days promotion by Amtrak Guest Rewards starting today Monday, September 17, 2018 and earn double points on qualifying travel on Amtrak trains in the United States through…

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Travel Alert December 2017: Train Derailment South of Seattle

Traffic on all southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Mounts Road in DuPont — which is located in Pierce County southwest of Tacoma and northeast of Olympia in Washington — is at a complete standstill and backed up for miles, as that portion of highway was shut down due to a train which derailed earlier this morning, Monday, December 18, 2017 — and motorists are urged to avoid that area until further notice.

This announcement was posted at the official Internet web site of Amtrak…

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Is This Amtrak Advertising Campaign Convincing Enough to Compete With Airlines?

“What if there was a better way to travel? Where you didn’t have to put up with baggage fees. Wi-Fi fees. Long lines. Cramped seats. Middle seats. Crowded overhead bins. And having to fly in airplane mode.”

Amtrak has conducted an advertising campaign designed to encourage you to consider cutting your ties with air travel and switch to train travel — railly — by listing the advantages of riding as a passenger on a train in videos such as this one…

…but is the railroad company signaling that it is on track with its goal?

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