Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Train: A Complete Rider Guide 

Pacific Surfliner Train

The Pacific Surfliner is a 350-mile (560-kilometer) passenger train that runs along the coast of Southern California between San Diego and San Luis Obispo. The Pacific Surfliner is Amtrak’s third-busiest route (surpassed in passengers only by the Northeast Regional and Acela), and the busiest outside of the Northeast Corridor. The Pacific Surfliner, like all other … Read more

Amtrak Northeast Regional Train: A Complete Rider Guide 

Amtrak Northeast Regional Train

Amtrak operates the Northeast Regional, an intercity train service in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It had formerly been called the Northeast Direct, Acela Regional, or Regional. Amtrak’s busiest route will transport 9,163,082 passengers in fiscal year (FY) 2023. In fiscal year 2023, the Northeast Regional service generated more than $787.7 … Read more

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Train: A Complete Rider Guide

Amtrak Missouri River Runner Train

Amtrak operates the Missouri River Runner, a 283-mile (455-kilometer) passenger train service in Missouri between Gateway Transportation Center in St. Louis and Union Station in Kansas City. The eastern section of the route mostly follows the Missouri River’s right bank. The Missouri River Runner was first launched in 1980 as the Kansas City Mule and … Read more

Amtrak Lincoln Service Train: A Complete Rider Guide 

Amtrak Lincoln Service Train

The Lincoln Service is a 284-mile (457-kilometer) higher-speed train service provided by Amtrak between Chicago, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. The train is part of the Illinois Service, which the Illinois Department of Transportation partly supports. The train travels along the same path as the long-distance Texas Eagle, which continues to San Antonio and Los … Read more

Amtrak Keystone Service Train: A Complete Rider Guide

Amtrak Keystone Service Train

The Keystone Service is a 195-mile (314-kilometer) regional passenger train service operated by Amtrak between the Harrisburg Transportation Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, following the Philadelphia to Harrisburg Main Line (Keystone Corridor). Most trains continue on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) to Penn Station in New York City. Trips from Harrisburg … Read more

Amtrak Silver Meteor Train: Rider Guide

Silver Meteor Train

Amtrak operates the Silver Meteor, a long-distance passenger train running between New York City and Miami, Florida. Introduced in 1939 as the first diesel-powered streamliner between New York and Florida, it served as the flagship train of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad (SAL) and one of the flagship trains of its successor, the Seaboard Coast … Read more