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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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Amtrak Train Slams Into SUV, Killing Driver In Oakland

An investigation is underway in Oakland after a man was killed in a collision between an Amtrak train and a vehicle in Oakland on Monday night.

09/02/2014

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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

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Strong Napa Quake Stops Multiple Rail Services Through Bay Area

The 6.0 magnitude quake Sunday morning in Napa County triggered multiple shutdowns of rail services throughout the Bay Area, including the cancellation of ACE train special Levi’s Stadium service and suspension of Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor service from Roseville to San Jose while track and bridges are inspected.

08/24/2014

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Window Shattered As Train Travels Near Richmond

Amtrak is investigating how a window on one of its trains was partially shattered as the train traveled near Richmond on Tuesday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.

08/13/2014

Atlantic City Boardwalk (Credit, Randy Yagi)

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

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Commuter Train Strikes, Kills Person On Tracks In Santa Clara

A person was struck and killed by a Capitol Corridor train in Santa Clara Friday afternoon.

07/11/2014

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Man Escapes Before Train Hits His Car At Pinole Railroad Crossing

A man escaped injury Friday night after his car was struck by an Amtrak train near a Pinole railroad crossing.

06/28/2014

San Francisco Bay (Getty Images)

Guide To A Long Weekend In San Francisco

Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.

06/21/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Authority, Amtrak End Joint Train Bid

Amtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority said Friday that they canceled a joint agreement seeking companies to build high-speed trains for them, a proposal billed as a way to save money and lure advanced train manufacturing to the United States.

06/20/2014

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