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Category Archives: Rail
Now this would be fun! Quoting from an Amtrak bulletin to travel agents: “Amtrak’s last remaining dome car, a full-length dome lounge with panoramic viewing on the upper level, will return to the Adirondack this fall, affording passengers a fine … Continue reading
A number of people have written me since I wrote the post about the Feather River Canyon detour of Amtrak’s California Zephyr last year, asking me to let them know when I hear about the next such detour. I’m sorry … Continue reading
In my first post about Ashland I wrote about how this small town lures me in ways beyond its well-known Shakespeare Festival. Now I’d like to acquaint you with an area that unfortunately many visitors miss: the Railroad District.
I first read about a new Butte County brewery in an Enterprise-Record article from 6 February. A new brewery close by was intriguing enough, but when its location was the old Western Pacific depot in Oroville the value proposition further … Continue reading
I know what youre thinking. Doesnt he know that Healdsburg is in the heart of one of Sonoma Countys great wine regions? Well, actually I do, and I love that about Healdsburg but its been written about plenty so Im … Continue reading
I dont exactly remember when perhaps 2 years ago but on account of chronic lateness on the part of the northbound Coast Starlight (train 14), Amtrak broke the connection between the arrival of train 14 in Portland and the departure … Continue reading
This just in! Amtraks Coast Starlight is going to detour once again via the Tehachapi Mountains and the San Joaquin Valley due to trackwork near Santa Barbara. The days the trains will detour are 25/26/27 January on northbound train 14, … Continue reading
In my last post I sang the praises of using the Burbank Airport rail station as a gateway to southern California. For me it was simple. I hopped on a Metrolink train and about 25 minutes later I was getting … Continue reading
I havent had time to write my long post about the trip yet but I wanted to get word out quickly about four more dates in November that Amtrak is planning to detour the Coast Starlight over the Tehachapis. Those … Continue reading