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Union Station Mummies of the World Exhibit 


Photo Taken from Union Station Website. Union Station Press Room

Union Station in Kansas City has a new exhibit called Mummies of the World. It is very well done. 202 more words

World History

Amtrak, Car Involved in Accident

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A close call for the Texas Eagle Amtrak train and a passenger vehicle in Jefferson County.

“Everyone is OK on the train, even though we had to stop very quickly. 91 more words

News

Rail-Tripping Across the USA

With over 500 destinations and 34 routes in the United States, there’s most likely an Amtrak station near you. Amtrak is a great way to travel. 646 more words

Travel

Engineer Charged In Deadly Philadelphia Amtrak Crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph in a 50 mph zone. 108 more words

Live Informed

Trump Nukes Flyover America

A NOT FAKE NEWS ALERT:

If you depend on any kind of rail to commute, or even if  you fly regional, Trump is sacrificing your ability to travel to profit the super-wealthy.  153 more words

Donald Trump

Amtrak Prepares For Busiest Thanksgiving Travel Day

CHICAGO (CBS) — Amtrak is calling Sunday the busiest day of the Thanksgiving travel week.

At 3 p.m., there was a sea of Amtrak passengers rolling their luggage through Union Station, eager to get home after the long holiday week. 144 more words

News

Ospreys, Eagles and Amtrak

A bit belatedly back to the blog after exertions over the summer but I thought a few photos from my trip stateside might be worthwhile.  The main railway angle of the holiday was a journey on the Amtrak’s Cascades, starting at Seattle – which is a bit grander than my usual commute! 472 more words