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  1. Acela150 replied to the thread Amtrak and NBK Station.

    I some what agree with the dispatching end of things. Trains running on Track 1 will sometimes crossover to Track 2 at ADAMS which is...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 3:28 AM
  2. Acela150 replied to the thread Board at Boston South with Back Bay ticket?.

    Not sure. I haven’t boarded an Amtrak train at BOS in about a year and a half or so, possibly longer and I normally use a Red Cap there....

    Aug 19, 2019 at 10:36 PM
  3. Acela150 replied to the thread Board at Boston South with Back Bay ticket?.

    I've boarded at South Station with a ticket from RTE. Not a big deal. It happens every day. Also of note, they no longer check tickets...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 3:12 AM
  4. Acela150 replied to the thread Waffle House hop off?.

    Which doesn't solve the potential problem of missing the train. ;)

    Aug 16, 2019 at 2:36 AM
  5. Acela150 replied to the thread Waffle House hop off?.

    I agree with Penny, it's just too close, about an hour.

    Aug 15, 2019 at 11:41 PM
  6. Acela150 replied to the thread Busted axle on the swc train 4.

    Most likely. Multi-Hour is at best.

    Aug 15, 2019 at 7:14 PM
  7. Acela150 replied to the thread ClubAcela Lounge Access for Business Class?.

    Correct. Those are the two busiest lounges. Philly and Boston have passes for purchase.

    Aug 15, 2019 at 2:56 AM
  8. Acela150 replied to the thread Alstom making progress on Acela 2 contract.

    I can agree with you Jis, that the original Acela's are done for. I'm personally looking forward to the new Acela sets. For a wide...

    Aug 14, 2019 at 8:22 PM
  9. Acela150 replied to the thread Union Pacific-Do they have heat restrictions.

    It depends on type of track has been put in place.

    Aug 14, 2019 at 1:32 AM
  10. Acela150 replied to the thread Amtrak launching nonstop NYC-DC Acela.

    My Dad would say a bucket and funnel. LOL!

    Aug 14, 2019 at 1:01 AM
  11. Acela150 replied to the thread Amtrak launching nonstop NYC-DC Acela.

    Conductors are usually not cross qualified at Amtrak. Freight it's very common. But in Passenger Service it's one or the other normally....

    Aug 14, 2019 at 12:01 AM
  12. Acela150 replied to the thread Amtrak launching nonstop NYC-DC Acela.

    Am I the only one who doesn't want to be the engineer on these trips? 2 and a 1/2 hours with no stops to use the bathroom? I'll pass.

    Aug 13, 2019
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