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    Am I in the Clear? Amtrak hire process

    The wheels of Amtrak often turn slowly....be patient and good luck.
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    Newbie with questions about becoming OBS Trainee

    It is done strictly on a first in and first out (in theory), each day the assignment clerk makes a list of open positions and then goes down the list of available extra board and assigns positions. A scheduled employee can not give their shift to a specific person. The labor contract allows...
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    Newbie with questions about becoming OBS Trainee

    Love it! I was in Sea last month for a cruise, but you were on Vacation...
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    Amtrak Dining

    My error...
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    Newbie with questions about becoming OBS Trainee

    Now don't scare him away...LOL
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    Paying With Cash?

    Effective Sept. 27, Ticket offices (with limited exception) and trains originating on or after this date, will resume accepting cash. The six stations that are exceptions are : NY Penn, Lakeland fl, La Junta Co., and ( I knew I should have wrote down what I read....)
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    Canadian border reopening; how soon will international railrestored?

    Just talked to the local Shoppers Drug mart, by my in-laws in Mississauga, it is $40 and walk in anytime....
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    Canadian border reopening; how soon will international railrestored?

    Thanks everyone....We are flying into Toronto next month, and did not even think about needing it for the return into USA....
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    Canadian border reopening; how soon will international railrestored?

    After visiting Canada, do we need negative Covid test to return to USA as well?
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    WOR to Grand Canyon and Silverton return on CZ

    Thanks for the report!
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    Train 98, Car 9811

    maybe...
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    Amtrak Dining

    This sums it up nicely....
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    Mask Mandate for Transportation Extended

    Your understanding of the masking rules should be fine....
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