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Amtrak Rail Routes

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Guides, travelogues and suggestions for each train route. Photos of scenery, stations, trains and accommodations are also featured. The TrainWeb staff has traveled on most of the existing Amtrak routes, most of Canada's VIA Rail routes and some of the tourist railroads in North America. Click on a route name for more information.

Note: Amtrak® is a registered trademark of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. This is an Amtrak® fan site. Use of any trademarks™ or registered® trademarks on this web site does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

The staff of TrainWeb and volunteers to the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation have been posting rail travelogues, photos and other information related to Amtrak to these APRHF Train Web Sites since 1996. You should always check with  Amtrak  for the latest schedules, services, equipment, etc. Information posted on the APRHF Train Web sites might not always be up to date, especially from postings that may be from several years ago.

GREAT AMTRAK RAIL TRAVEL GUIDEBOOKS:

Amtrak Stations
Amtrak Route Maps / Amtrak Cities
Amtrak Route Name/Number Cross-Reference
Retired Amtrak Train Routes and Route Names
Rail Travel Guide To New York State (Empire State Passenger Association)

Click below to see the routes each TrainWeb Correspondent has traveled:

Chris Guenzler Carl Morrison Richard Elgenson Matt Melzer
Steve Grande Ray Burns Jack Turner Lorraine Symons

Specific Amtrak Routes

Click on each link below for information on each
specific route including travelogues and photos:

    Unofficial Rail Travel Fan Pages For Each Amtrak Route
    Featuring Rail Travelogues, Photos and Other Information:
  • Acela Express - Trains #2100s: Washington,DC-Boston,MA
  • Acela Regional - Service on the Northeast Corridor (renamed to Regional)
  • Adirondack - Train #68 & #69: Montreal,PQ,Canada to New York,NY
  • Ann Rutledge - Train #303-304: Chicago,IL to Kansas City,MO
  • California Zephyr - Train #5 & #6: Chicago,IL-Emeryville,CA
  • Capitol Limited - Train #29 & #30: Washington,DC to Chicago,IL
  • Capitols - Trains #700s: San Jose,CA-Colfax,CA
  • Cardinal - Train #50 & #51: Chicago,IL to Washington,DC
  • Cascades - Trains #700s: Eugene,OR to Vancouver,BC,Canada
  • City Of New Orleans - Train #58 & #59: New Orleans,LA to Chicago,IL
  • Coast Starlight - Train #11 & #14: Seattle,WA-Los Angeles,CA
  • Crescent - Train #19 & #20: New York,NY to New Orleans,LA
  • Desert Wind - Train #35 & #36: Chicago,IL to Los Angeles,CA (discontinued 1997)
  • Downeaster - Train #680-689: Boston,MA to Portland,ME
  • Ethan Allen Express - Trains #200s: Rutland,VT to Washington,DC
  • Empire Builder - Train #7 & #8: Chicago,IL-Seattle,WA
  • Empire Builder - Train #27 & #28: Chicago,IL-Portland,OR
  • International - Train #364-367: Chicago,IL to Toronto,ON,Canada (discontinued 2004)
  • Illinois Service
  • Kentucky Cardinal - Train #850-851: Chicago,IL to Louisville,KY (discontinued 2003)
  • Lake Cities - Train #352-353: Chicago,IL to Pontiac,MI (renamed to Wolverine)
  • Lake Shore Limited - Train #48 & #49: Chicago,IL-New York,NY
  • Lake Shore Limited - Train #448 & #449: Chicago,IL-Boston,MA
  • Maple Leaf - Train #63 & #64: New York,NY to Toronto,ON,Canada
  • Metroliner - Train #100-201: Washington,DC to New York,NY
  • Mt Adams Talgo - Train #752 & #753: Seattle,WA toPortland,OR (renamed to Cascades)
  • Mt Baker Intl - Train #760 & #761: Seattle,WA to Vancouver,BC,Canada (renamed to Cascades)
  • National Chief - Train #15 & #16: Washington,DC to Los Angeles,CA (never implemented)
  • NortheastDirect - Service On The Northeast Corridor (renamed to Acela Regional)
  • Pacific Surfliner - Trains #500s & #700s: San Diego,CA-San Luis Obispo,CA
  • Pere Marquette - Train #370 & #371: Chicago,IL to Grand Rapids,MI
  • Pioneer - Train #25 & #26: Chicago,IL to Seattle,WA (discontinued 1997)
  • San Diegans - Trains #500s & #700s: San Diego,CA-San Luis Obispo,CA (Now Pacific Surfliner)
  • San Joaquin - Trains #700s: Bakersfield,CA-Oakland,CA; Bakersfield,CA-Sacramento,CA
  • Silver Meteor - Train #97 & #98: New York,NY to Miami,FL
  • Silver Palm - Train #89 & #90: New York,NY to Miami,FL (replaced by Palmetto)
  • Silver Star - Train #91 & #92: New York,NY to Miami,FL
  • Southwest Chief - Train #3 & #4: Chicago,IL-Los Angeles,CA
  • Sunset Limited - Train #1 & #2: Miami,FL-Los Angeles,CA
  • Texas Eagle - Train #421 & #422: Chicago,IL to Los Angeles,CA
  • Three Rivers - Train #40 & #41: Chicago,IL to New York,NY
  • Twilight Shoreliner - Trains #66, 67, 76: Boston,MA to Newport News,VA (replaced by Federal)
  • Vermonter - Train #55 & #56: Washington,DC to St.Albans,VT/Montreal,PQ,Canada
  • Wolverine - Train #350-351: Chicago,IL to Pontiac,MI
  • Travelogues for Multiple Routes

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