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    Dakota 400 replied to the thread More Diners Cut effective October 1.

    Our Congress is unable to macro-manage the larger issues let alone Amtrak's issues!

    Sep 21, 2019 at 1:33 AM
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    Dakota 400 replied to the thread My second long-distance train trip -- 1973, Broadway Limited.

    Thanks for the memories. A very good report.

    Sep 21, 2019 at 1:30 AM
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    Dakota 400 replied to the thread More Diners Cut effective October 1.

    Well, I don't like this news. And, if I see any indication that proper dining car service will be eliminated on the Auto Train this...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 1:27 AM
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    Dakota 400 replied to the thread Is the lounge car important to you or your trip?.

    I think that car did have some Bedrooms or Compartments or a Drawing Room along with the Lounge section. The car that I remember had...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 9:53 PM
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    Dakota 400 liked railiner's post in the thread Is the lounge car important to you or your trip?.

    BTW, You might consider the Rocky Mountaineer as a "North American cruise train"...:)

    Sep 20, 2019 at 9:48 PM
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    Dakota 400 liked crescent-zephyr's post in the thread Is the lounge car important to you or your trip?.

    Even as an adult... it felt very grown up riding through Memphis TN drinking a Baileys on ice in an Illinois Central Tail Car. Man that...

    Sep 20, 2019 at 12:45 AM
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    Dakota 400 liked jiml's post in the thread More Diners Cut effective October 1.

    Good call. The choices were becoming less appetizing than Amtrak's.:D

    Sep 19, 2019 at 9:56 PM
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    Dakota 400 replied to the thread Is the lounge car important to you or your trip?.

    This comment is going back 6 decades. PRR had a train that ran from Columbus, Ohio to Chicago nightly called The Buckeye or The Ohioan....

    Sep 19, 2019 at 9:55 PM
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    Dakota 400 liked Skyline's post in the thread Is the lounge car important to you or your trip?.

    Socialization is an important aspect of train travel. More so than any other travel venue except possibly a water cruise. Lounge,...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 9:43 PM
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    Dakota 400 replied to the thread Silver Meteor new Dining October 1.

    YUCK!

    Sep 19, 2019 at 1:50 AM
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