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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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Double Points, All Routes, All Autumn 2017 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 on…

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Helsinki Airport Train Station Now Open

Travel from Helsinki Airport into central Helsinki just became significantly easier and faster, now that the Helsinki Airport train station has opened to passenger traffic as of Friday, July 10, 2015, according to this article from the official Internet web site of Helsingin Seudun Liikenne — also known as the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority in English — and the new train station is served by…

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Double Points, All Routes, All Autumn 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 on…

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Why Fly Off the Handle or Drive Yourself Crazy? Train Yourself to Relax!

An announcement that Amtrak to trim one-way Acela fares by 25% is causing FlyerTalk members to re-think their airline ties regarding flying to certain destinations between March 3 and June 26, 2009, when this sale promotion is in effect, as the train fares could be potentially less expensive than airfares between similar origins and destinations. Factor in that one does not have to drive to an airport or go through airport security, and the deal could even be on the right track to being sweeter.

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