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Amtrak Adds Additional Pacific Surfliner

Standing room only conditions have prompted Amtrak and a Southern California transportation agency to add an additional Pacific Surfliner roundtrip north of Los Angeles.

The additional train and its 1,000 seats began on Saturday to serve a region that has been isolated after mudslides led to the closing of Highway 101 to the region around Santa Barbara, California. 81 more words

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Man Dies While Trying To Steal Car Parts From Train Car

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man’s body was found inside a train car in east Dallas early this morning following a botched theft attempt.

The unidentified man was found by the train crew around 5:30 a.m. 83 more words



“RUSS ANDERSEN, Cattleman ” Watercolor by kayti sweetland rasmussen

“CORRALLED” watercolor by kayti sweetland rasmussen

In the mid to late 1800s, some 10 million cattle would be driven north out of Texas, in the greatest forced migration of animals in human history. 671 more words

Sunset Limited Suspended for Track Work

The Sunset Limited will be suspended on select dates in January due to track work being performed by Union Pacific between El Paso, Texas, and Los Angeles. 192 more words

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The Downtown Cheyenne Historic District

Cheyenne was named for the Native American Cheyenne nation. Today it sits at the northern terminus of the fast-growing Front Range Urban Corridor to Denver and Pueblo, Colorado. 336 more words


Alton Road Depot Being Razed in Alton

Demolition of the former Amtrak station in Alton, Illinois, began this week after efforts to find a nonprofit organization to buy and move the station failed. 478 more words


Colorado Museum in Amtrak Depot to Close

A Colorado railroad museum housed in a depot that serves Amtrak will close next Monday.

The Glenwood Railroad Museum was unable to reach a lease agreement with the depot owner, the Union Pacific Railroad, in Glenwood Springs. 172 more words

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