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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


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


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


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


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