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Gov’t to Require Cameras in Train Cabs After Amtrak Crash

The Obama administration says it’s drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.

07/08/2015

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Amtrak Cancels Trains Between D.C., Norfolk, Va., Due to Snow

Amtrak has suspended some train service due to the winter weather moving through the mid-Atlantic region.

02/26/2015

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Public Transit Canceled, Delayed in D.C.-Baltimore Region

People who decide to venture out in the Baltimore-Washington region can expect headaches if they want to use public transportation.

02/17/2015

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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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This App Will Plan Your Entire Trip

Instead of spending hours tabbing through travel sites, hit Rome2Rio: an oracle-like web/app that maps out the exact planes, trains, and automobiles (with fares) to take between any two places on the planet.

04/16/2014

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The Most Luxurious Train Safari In The World

For your next luxury vacation, consider traveling by train. Rovos Rail brings the luxury and decadence of the olden days back to your trip, in their train safari.

02/20/2014

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All Aboard: The World’s Most Amazing Train Trips

The inherent beauty of train travel is that it’s often more about the journey (and the spectacular scenery along the way) than the actual destination. When your fare includes butler service, gourmet meals, and access to elegant bar cars, rest assured these six train trips are worth dropping a month’s salary on.

12/11/2013

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The World’s Coolest Train Stations

Despite the abundance of public transportation options, trains remain a popular and consistent way to travel easily. Check out the world’s coolest train stations.

11/13/2013

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Best Railroad Experiences Near Washington DC For Kids

The many railroad advances and rich history of railroading in America are expertly chronicled in a variety of railway and transportation museums throughout Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

06/28/2013

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Inaugural Transit Options All Have Drawbacks

If you want to get to the National Mall on Inauguration Day, you’re probably better off not driving.

01/17/2013

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