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Amber Waves of Grain, Purple Mountain Majesties

“It’s like a sea day on a cruise ship.”

This was how I described my first Amtrak adventure – 48 hours on the Empire Builder from Seattle to Chicago. 385 more words


Texas Eagle to Miss Arcadia Valley This Month

Due to Union Pacific track work, the Texas Eagle will be missing its scheduled station stop at Arcadia Valley, Missouri for most of November.

Nos. 21/22 are being detoured between St. 37 more words


New Amtrak Station Opens in Pontiac, Illinois

The new Amtrak station in Pontiac, Illinois, has opened along the Chicago-St. Louis corridor.

Served by Amtrak’s Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains, the facility cost $2.65 million to build. 81 more words


Texas Eagle Delayed 10 Hours En route to St. Louis

A detouring Texas Eagle this week got stuck behind a disabled freight train on Monday in Tuscola, Illinois, and wound up being delayed 10 hours. 229 more words


Texas Eagle to Detour in Texas May 24-June 21

The detours just keep coming for Amtrak’s Texas Eagle. Nos. 21 and 22 will detour in in Texas between Longview and Taylor starting May 24 and extending through June 21. 243 more words


Chicago-St. Louis Corridor Disruptions Set

Amtrak has announced a series of service disruptions and detours on its Chicago-St. Louis corridor between May 15 and 24 due to track work being undertaken to bring higher train speeds to the route. 304 more words

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Texas Eagle to Leave Chicago 2 Hours Earlier

Amtrak’s westbound Texas Eagle will depart Chicago two hours earlier on May 16-23 as it detours over the former Chicago & Eastern Illinois route between Chicago and St. 44 more words