Amtrak

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‘Altercation’ Between Passengers Stalls Amtrak Train

An altercation stalled an Amtrak train in Stockton Wednesday, officials say.

11/12/2014

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Guide To Vacationing In Arizona

Use this travel guide to Arizona to help you sort out the best of what to see, where to eat and where to stay.

10/03/2014

Parents Help Warn Of Dangers Of Train Tracks For Distracted Teenagers

Dena Betti knows all too well the dangers of trains. Her beautiful 14-year-old daughter Jenna, an eighth-grader, was struck and killed by a train in March in Martinez. The tragedy unfolded when the teen left her cellphone on the tracks.

09/30/2014

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Travel By Train For Your Next Vacation

To get better acquainted with Amtrak, the nation’s railroad service, here’s a simple yet very helpful guide to understanding how get onboard a passenger train.

09/11/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

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Budget Travel Tips For Atlantic City

Read on for budget travel tips for entertainment, travel, dining and lodging on the Jersey shore at Atlantic City

08/01/2014

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State, Amtrak Cancel Joint High-Speed Train Bid

Amtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority have canceled a joint agreement to bid on high-speed trains that was billed as a way to save money and lure train manufacturing to the United States.

06/20/2014

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Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Train In Davis

The incident happened at around 7:30 a.m. near Old Davis Road, south of Interstate 80, according to a UC Davis police spokesperson. The Amtrak Capitol Corridor was traveling from Sacramento to San Jose at the time.

04/22/2014

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Best Train Trips In The USA

Train trips may take longer, but they are more affordable than flying and they offer unique glimpses of America’s vast countryside.

03/25/2014

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Guide To Sacramento’s Public Transportation

Getting around Sacramento, sans auto, has become much easier over the years. If you plan accordingly, you can get just about anywhere in the River City and beyond. Ride the electric rails, have a seat on the RT or Amtrak or call for a ride, it’s your choice.

03/01/2014

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Pedestrian Hit And Killed By Amtrak Train In South Sacramento

Police say they received a medical aid call Friday morning in the area of Elder Creek Road near Florin Perkins Road. When they arrived, officers found a deceased male pedestrian.

01/24/2014

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California Zephyr 1 Of 3 Amtrak Trains Stranded Overnight In Illinois

Hundreds of Amtrak passengers who spent the night onboard three trains stranded in snow in northern Illinois have begun to arrive in Chicago, rail line officials said Tuesday morning.

01/07/2014

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