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Posted 19 March 2017 - 08:14 PM

I was assigned Room # 2 on the Lake Shore Limited train from Chicago to NYC. Bad room? Should I "modify?"



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Posted 19 March 2017 - 08:57 PM

I've had #2 on the LSL many times. That's what you get for booking early, LOL. It's a fine room. I don't think there are any "bad" rooms except those too near the coffee and shower (some prefer that convenience, I prefer the quiet further away from traffic). Enjoy your trip!


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Posted 19 March 2017 - 10:33 PM

All roomettes on Viewliners are good. #1-6 are near the center of the car.
Take it easy .......

Take the train instead and enjoy the ride!

The view is much better at 3 feet than it is at 30,000 feet!

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 02:08 AM

All the rooms on the View liner are good.  being in #2 you are near the center of the car.



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Posted 20 March 2017 - 02:38 AM

I was assigned Room # 2 on the Lake Shore Limited train from Chicago to NYC. Bad room? Should I "modify?"


That's the worst room in the entire car. You better "modify" it right away. I suggest you start by bringing a plant and some pictures and your favorite mug. You know, spruce it up a bit.

I used to be with ‘it,’ but then they changed what ‘it’ was. Now what I’m with isn’t ‘it,’ and what’s ‘it’ seems weird and scary.


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 06:43 AM

You should call Amtrak and ask if there are other rooms available, perhaps #4-7.  I have asked for changes in the past and if they were available most agents will be very accommodating.  #2 is not the worst room in my opinion since I always prefer the upper deck and do not like rooms on the lower floor. But each person here has there own preference.


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 07:02 AM

The Lake Shore Limited is a single level train. Thus, all rooms are on the lower level.
Take it easy .......

Take the train instead and enjoy the ride!

The view is much better at 3 feet than it is at 30,000 feet!

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 09:55 AM

 

I was assigned Room # 2 on the Lake Shore Limited train from Chicago to NYC. Bad room? Should I "modify?"


That's the worst room in the entire car. You better "modify" it right away. I suggest you start by bringing a plant and some pictures and your favorite mug. You know, spruce it up a bit.

 

 

Just in case you didn't get it, Mr. Advocate is being humorous. Room 2 is fine - although some artwork or maybe a throw rug would not hurt.  ;)



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Posted 23 March 2017 - 10:00 AM

 

 

I was assigned Room # 2 on the Lake Shore Limited train from Chicago to NYC. Bad room? Should I "modify?"


That's the worst room in the entire car. You better "modify" it right away. I suggest you start by bringing a plant and some pictures and your favorite mug. You know, spruce it up a bit.

 

 

Just in case you didn't get it, Mr. Advocate is being humorous. Room 2 is fine - although some artwork or maybe a throw rug would not hurt.  ;)

 

Yeah, I kinda got he was kidding.



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Posted 23 March 2017 - 10:28 AM

 

 

 

I was assigned Room # 2 on the Lake Shore Limited train from Chicago to NYC. Bad room? Should I "modify?"


That's the worst room in the entire car. You should "modify" it right away. I suggest you start by bringing a plant and some pictures and your favorite mug. You know, spruce it up a bit.

 

 
Just in case you didn't get it, Mr. Advocate is being humorous. Room 2 is fine - although some artwork or maybe a throw rug would not hurt.  ;)

 


Yeah, I kinda got he was kidding.

Cube garden humor.   :ph34r:  :hi:


I used to be with ‘it,’ but then they changed what ‘it’ was. Now what I’m with isn’t ‘it,’ and what’s ‘it’ seems weird and scary.


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Posted 23 March 2017 - 11:40 AM

 

 

 

 

I was assigned Room # 2 on the Lake Shore Limited train from Chicago to NYC. Bad room? Should I "modify?"


That's the worst room in the entire car. You should "modify" it right away. I suggest you start by bringing a plant and some pictures and your favorite mug. You know, spruce it up a bit.

 

 
Just in case you didn't get it, Mr. Advocate is being humorous. Room 2 is fine - although some artwork or maybe a throw rug would not hurt.  ;)

 


Yeah, I kinda got he was kidding.

Cube garden humor.   :ph34r:  :hi:

 

You should see how our Mr. Meat Puppet decorates his room....


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 08:48 PM

I was in room 2 this last week on trains 48&49 and I had no issues at all.





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