To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.
Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.
For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.
The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.
Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.
There is nothing like the iconic sound of a locomotive click-clacking on the railroad tracks to stir the imagination of a young child. From the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad and Northwest Railway Museum to Amtrak’s Northwest Passage journey, railroad experiences abound in the Seattle area for future conductors and engineers.
A man wanted by police after an assault climbed 40 feet up a tree next to railroad tracks and dangled precariously for three hours Friday, prompting officials to stop train traffic until he climbed down.
Tracks between Seattle and Everett have been shut down for passenger trains 95 percent of the time since Thanksgiving thanks to mudslides.
The 48-hour moratorium on passenger and commuter train service between Seattle and Everett is now being extended indefinitely.
Sound Transit says a mudslide blocks the railroad tracks just south of Everett, affecting commuter train travel.