Anyone expecting the police to protect them doesn't get how it works.
Your protection is your responsibility.
Our courts are a bad joke.
Raton Pass has the steepest grades - up to 3.6% briefly in a couple of spots as I understand it?
But it a much sorter pull than from Denver to...
I like to see valleys, mountains (above or below treeline), going over passes, deserts, rivers, lakes.
One field of corn, alfalfa, soybeans, etc...
Yep. The Wyoming to Ogden detour uses UP's Overland Route, one of UP's primary routes for freight.
So freight traffic can make the CZ late....
Got a big laugh at that. Definitely a bonus. And I'm now aware of a word that encompasses the feeling.
The morning run heading west from...
So far I haven't been sufficiently lucky to experience the Wyoming detour or the Lucin cutoff.
If the train is on time, the Lucin cutoff is...
Sleepers do not include free meals.
When we book a sleeper we pay for meals, in advance, as part of the sleeper berth charge.
According to later news reports 27 cars went on the ground.
Yep. The CZ doesn't stop for an agricultural check.
All you need is a rail go-kart.
No. It actually means "the joint" or "the meeting".
The steepest grade (3%) any Amtrak train climbs/descends is going over Raton pass between Raton and Trinidad.
Train slow down going both up and...
2 Personal Items: 25 lbs. — 14 x 11 x 7 each
2 Carry-On Bags: 50 lbs. — 28 x 22 x 14 each...
Amtrak improved QoS to the point Santa Fe allowed Amtrak to call the train the Southwest Chief.
The early life of Amtrak is known as the Rainbow Era because the train consists were a mishmash of rolling stock contributed by the 20 passenger...
Sorry, but E&Y does not have a stellar reputation.
The elevation at Paisano Pass is about 5100 feet. At the Continental Divide, between Deeming and Lordsburg, the elevation is about 4600 feet.
The CZ doesn't get rerouted every fall.
The CZ was rerouted last year because UP was working in the Moffat Tunnel.
I'm one of those that hopes...
Yep. It's different on Amtrak trains.
There is a big difference between a service animals and emotional support animals, and the public...
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