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  1. Bob Dylan

    Late Texas Eagle/422(02)

    Today's #422(22) just departed Austin 3 +hours Late due to a 4+ Hour Late #2 into San Antonio this morning! Small consist, no Sightseer Lounge or Transdorm. Heavy UP Freight congestion on the AUS-Taylor and BNSF TPL-FTW will probably cause more delays.
  2. Bob Dylan

    Texas Eagle Consists

    Now that the Texas Eagle has gone on the Tri-Weekly Schedules,Amtrak has reduced the number of cars in the Consists to 4!!( continuing to be pulled with one P-42) 1) Revenue Sleeper ( including the Crew) 2) CCC/Diner/Lounge( the Sightseer Lounge is removed) with the 2 LSAs operating the Diner...
  3. Bob Dylan

    Texas Eagle #21/#421( 10/04)Delay in Texas

    According to Amtrak.com The Texas Eagle #21/#421 will be Departing Ft. Worth @ 11:55PM tonight ( 10/05) and Arriving into San Antonio @ 5:16am Tues Morning ( 10/06). I can find No reason why this is occurring, anyone have info???( Amtrak Status Maps show Nothing on #21/#421and there are no...
  4. Bob Dylan

    Day Trip to Temple( No I' m not Jewish)

    After 6 months of basically leaving the Apartment just to pick up needed Supplies, today Wed 9/23, I booked a RT Value ticket ( $15/ Double Day Points🥰)on #22-#21-#421from Austin to Temple, my favorite Day trip spot in Texas. I boarded #22 only a few minutes Late in Austin, along with about...
  5. Bob Dylan

    #21 of 9/04 Running 9+Hours Late in Texas

    Texas Eagle #21/#421 which left Chicago on Fri 9/04, is now running 9+Hours Late out of Marshall in East Texas. It had lost 3 Hours between St. Louis and Arcadia, arrived into Texarkana 5 Hours Late and lost 4 more Hours on the way to Marshall. Chances are that the #22 of today,(9/05), will...
  6. Bob Dylan

    Small plane discussion

    Rode many a mile in that type of Plane! Called them TTA, Tree Top Airlines!😄
  7. Bob Dylan

    Amtrak's 2 for 1 Roomette Sale

    According to a Story on Google News ( no Link)Amtrak is offering a 2 for 1 Special in Roomettes from July 7 to 13, for Travel from July 17 to Sept 30,2020. With the Travel Restrictions thst are now in place, and the Out of Control Spread of COVIN!19, I wonder how many people will take...
  8. Bob Dylan

    Closure of NYP (1am to 5am)

    According to a News Story on Google News, effective Monday 5/04( Sunday Night 5/03 ) theNew York Penn Station Concourses for Amtrak and NJT will be Closed between 1am and 5am for "Deep Cleaning". Only ticketed Passengers will be allowed into the Station after Midnight. All ( Any???) Trains...
  9. Bob Dylan

    #21/#22 (3/25) In Service Disruption in ARK

    Any one have info as to why yesterday's Eagles are in Service Disruptions in Arkansas and now Showing 8+ Hours LATE on Amtrak Status Maps??? Update: #21 (3/25) now 12 Hours Late into Moneola , and #22 ( 3/25) has Vanished off the Map??????? Pretty sure #21 will be turned in Ft. Worth ( FTW)and...
  10. Bob Dylan

    Are California LD Trains in Limbo?

    Due to the Statewide Shelter in Place Edict by the Governor of California, are the LD Trains that serve California( Sunset Ltd./SWC/CZ/CS) going to be halted??
  11. Bob Dylan

    Late Eagles in Arkansas

    Due to the Storms that moved through the Midwest and South last night and today, #21 (10)and #22 (10)are running 6+ Hours Late in Missouri and Arkansas. Even though parts of Texas had Hail, High Winds and Rain, even a few Tornadoes in isolated spots,here in Austin we were lucky and just had...
  12. Bob Dylan

    #22(1/05) 7 Hours Late out of SAS

    Due to #2 (1/03) arriving 7+ Hours Late into San Antonio, Todays #22(1/05) Left SAS 5+ Hours Late heading North. Cant find any info as to why #2 took 9 Hours to go from Del Rio to SAS which is 150 Miles???!!! Edited to correct SAS time!And thanks for the info on the Freight Derailment and #1...
  13. Bob Dylan

    #20 (12/31/19) Service Disruption

    #20 (12/31/19)is now running 9+ Hours Late on New Years Day in North Carolina after Losing over 9 Hours between Greenville and Spartenburg,SC! Cant find any Info/ Anyone have any??? And Happy 2020 to all!!!
  14. Bob Dylan

    #2 Service Disruption East of Houston (12/17)

    According to a Notice from Amtrak, and as posted on trainorders, #2 The Sunset Ltd. with 90 aboard is in a Service Disruption ( now6+ Hours)after being involved in a Collision with a Cement Truck @ a Crossbuck ed Grade Crossing near Dayton,Tx. in Liberty County( West of Beaumont ) One of the...
  15. Bob Dylan

    Texas Eagle Baggage Car removal

    While visiting the Austin Station to pick up an AU Friend spending a couple of days in River City, the friendly Agent gave me the latest Sad/Bad News in a Long List of Service Cuts that we've been discussing over the past few years. Th Baggage Car has been removed from the Texas Eagles and...
  16. Bob Dylan

    BOA AGR MC Hack!!

    Today (10/01) I received a New AGR Amtrak MC from Bank of America with a New Account # and Card Format.( They say it's more "Secure"). This is my third change of Cards/Numbers since BOA became AGRs Official Card. The blurb with it told me this was being done because one of the Merchants (...
  17. Bob Dylan

    Sunset Ltd. #2 (8/04) 14+ HRS Late in W.Texas

    The Sunset Ltd #2 (8/04) is currently Running 14+ HRS LATE in West Texas due to Mechanical Problems between LAX and Yuma and Crews running out of Hours. It will be turned in Houston tomorrow (8/07)to become #1 with Passengers beyond Houston being Bustituted and the Passengers on #422 for Stops...
  18. Bob Dylan

    Western LD Trains Poor OTP

    Today's Amtrak Status Maps( 7/26) showing Red for most of the Western LD Trains with the Texas Eagle and Sunset Ltd entering recent SW Chief Lateness Territory! Today's #2 isn't even to San Antonio yet ( 11am) and #22 Left SAS 3+ Hours Late heading for CHI. With the Major 70 Car Freight...
  19. Bob Dylan

    Change in AGR Rules

    According to a Post on trainorders, Amtrak has implemented New Rules pertaining to when AGR Points Expire. Barring any activity on your account, all Points will now Expire after 24 months instead of 36 months. No mention of how having the BoA AGR Card will effect this? I haven't received...
  20. Bob Dylan

    Late Texas Eagles (9/04)

    Due to heavy Rain and Flooding around San Antonio today's #22 Texas Eagle arrived into Austin 4 1/2 Hours Down. The Sleeping Car was on the back of the consist. Today's #21 is 5+ Hours Late running in East Texas due to Flooding and Freight Congestion. Tough times for the Eagles lately...