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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

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.

04/16/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

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.

02/20/2014

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

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.

12/11/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

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.

11/13/2013

"Junior Railroad: Model Trains in a Model Garden" exhibit in the Chicago Botanic Gardens, Chicago.

Best Railroad Experiences In Seattle For Kids

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.

06/28/2013

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Suspect Up Seattle Tree Comes Down After 3 Hours

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.

03/01/2013

Slides Put A Halt On Local Rail Traffic

Tracks between Seattle and Everett have been shut down for passenger trains 95 percent of the time since Thanksgiving thanks to mudslides.

CBS Seattle–01/10/2013

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BNSF Extends Moratorium on Passenger Trains

The 48-hour moratorium on passenger and commuter train service between Seattle and Everett is now being extended indefinitely.

12/22/2012

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Mudslide Hits Railroad Tracks Near Everett

Sound Transit says a mudslide blocks the railroad tracks just south of Everett, affecting commuter train travel.

03/01/2012