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News, Announcements & Introductions

This forum is for announcements and for new members who'd like to introduce themselves to our membership.

This is not the place for posting questions about Amtrak.

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Forum Members' Gathering


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A forum to plan, discuss, and otherwise talk about our annual Amtrak Unlimited Gatherings. The Gathering is a meeting of Amtrak Unlimited members which allows people to put faces with names and expand the friendships forged on these forums, all while enjoying some train riding in our host city.

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2015 Gatherings? - last post by MattW

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Amtrak Rail Discussion

Discuss Amtrak, our country's national intercity passenger railroad.

Please use this forum to post any questions regarding Amtrak.

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Amtrak Guest Rewards

Discuss Amtrak Guest Rewards Program and related issues.

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Amtrak Timetable Discussion

www.timetables.org - discussion, support, suggestions

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Is anyone updating the Museum? - last post by PRR 60

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Amtrak FAQs & First-Time Rider Info


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Check here first for topics that provide answers to many common first-timer questions. This includes things like: tips for things to pack, getting the best deal on a sleeper, best kept secrets, etc.

Please note: This is not the place to post questions. This forum is intended to be more of a dynamic resource where members contribute their knowledge.

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Virtual Walk Through  of an... - last post by crabby_appleton1950

What to See, and Where?


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Tips & info on things to see & do, as well as where to stay, in cities served by Amtrak.

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Los Angeles - last post by Bjartmarr

Travelogues / Trip Reports

Post travelogues and trip reports of your rail journeys here. All reports involving trains and/or monorails are welcome here. While most reports do include riding on Amtrak, it is not a requirement to have taken a ride on Amtrak to post a trip report here.

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High Speed Rail

Discussions for High Speed Rail

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Commuter Rail/Subway/Light Rail

Discuss commuter rail, subway, light rail, and all related topics.

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Miscellaneous Rail Transportation


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Living on a train for 20 ye... - last post by crabby_appleton1950

Rail Advocacy Forum

A forum for discussion how to promote rail travel and better funding for rail transit.

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Northwest Rail Advocates Me... - last post by CHamilton

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Train Photography

Discuss anything relating to photographing of trains to how to post pictures/videos, etc.

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Fun pics:) - last post by Igotaticketthistime!

Model Railroading, Computer Games and Applications

Discuss model railroading, railroad computer games and railroad-related computer programs.

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Train Simulator 2015 is Out... - last post by Fan Railer

Non-Rail Transportation

Discuss other forms of transportation that don't use steel wheels.

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