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    Tracks of the New York City Subway

    For a subway enthusiast who loves to dive into minute details of the physical plant and the operational details, this book is a must. It shows every track, every platform, every year, basically everything about the New York City subway system. The book is spiral bound, so every map lies flat...
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    Upcoming Site Software Change

    Amtrak Unlimited Forums presently uses Invision Community as the site software. Soon, the site will be moving to XenForo software. XenForo is a widely used forum software package with a look and feel like Invision. When we have an idea with timing, we will let you know. This is a duplicate...
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    Upcoming Site Software Change

    Amtrak Unlimited Forums presently uses Invision Community as the site software. Soon, the site will be moving to XenForo software. XenForo is a widely used forum software package with a look and feel like Invision. When we have an idea with timing, we will let you know.
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    Airbus to Halt A380 Production

    In a move that surprised no one, Airbus has pulled the plug on production of the super-jumbo A380 aircraft.  The final aircraft will roll out in 2021. The A380 double-decker, seating over 500 passengers, was a classic example of the right plane at the wrong time.  Conceived at the height of the...
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    Personal Attacks Prohibited

    There has been a recent spike in personal attacks between members.  This will not be tolerated.  It is a violation of the site rules. Expect posts that attack a member to be removed, and expect that repeat offenders will be placed on moderator approval status requiring staff review of posts...
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    New Amtrak Arbitration Agreement

    Amtrak has posted new Terms and Conditions, the sort of thing that most people just confirm reading with a click and then ignore.  One item included is a new requirement that all disputes with Amtrak be resolved through binding arbitration and not through courts.  I'm not an attorney, so I...
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    3 Points/Dollar: AGR Mastercard Purchases (ended 12/31/18)

    All purchases made with the Bank of America AGR Mastercard with transaction dates between 11/5 and 12/31/18 will receive 3 AGR points per dollar. All cardholders are automatically activated for this offer. AGR Holiday Offer
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    Guest LD Meal Review Post Moved

    http://discuss.amtraktrains.com/index.php?/topic/73122-lake-shore-limited-capitol-limited-rider-new-menu-reviews/?p=766441
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    Seattle Lost and Found

    Originally posted by guest kfish1113. Re-posted to remove guest's email. Any body help us? We left an item on Amtrak train on July 12th, 2018. Have been sending e-mails and leaving messages at the Seattle Lost and Found almost every day and have not received ANY response. Is there another way...
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    Alan Burden (AlanB)

    It is with shock and sadness that I pass on the news that Alan Burden (AlanB) passed away today. He was 57. His passing came as he participated in something he loved - riding trains. He was on the Crescent en route to New Orleans starting the summer OTOL RailFest - as he had done for countless...
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    Name-Calling of Amtrak Leadership is Prohibited

    I understand that recent changes at Amtrak are upsetting to some, and that rightly or wrongly, Richard Anderson and other Amtrak leadership are being singled out as the source of those changes. Emotional discussion of those changes is the result, and that is entirely understandable and proper...
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    Southwest Airlines Uncontained Engine Failure, One Fatality (4/17/18)

    WN 1380, LGA-DAL: engine failed at 32,500 feet with shrapnel penetrating the aircraft resulting in explosive decompression. The flight diverted and made an emergency landing at PHL. A woman sitting at a blown out window died of injuries resulting from the decompression. Story, video and...
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    Select Status Challenge

    I received an email a couple of days ago offering to elevate my AGR membership from no status to Select if I register and take four paid Amtrak segments with a value of at least $49 each by May 19. In the airline frequent flyer world, this is called a status challenge. If the challenge is...
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    "Like" System Enabled

    We have enabled the often requested "Like" system of the board software. At the bottom of each post is a button that says "Like This." Click it, and your "Like" will be recorded. For each post, you will see a list of those who have liked that post, either as a direct list or a click to show...
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    Rare Mileage Trip - DC, VA, WV, PA & MD CANCELLED

    A rare mileage rail trip - the Susquehanna Express - is planned out of Washington Union Station on Saturday, May 19. It's an all-day loop trip passing through Manassas, Front Royal, Hagerstown, Harrisburg, and Baltimore en route back to Washington. Details can be found HERE.
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    Power Failure at Atlanta International Airport (12/17)

    A failure of presently undetermined/undisclosed origin cut power to Atlanta International Airport. The outage hit at about 1pm EST and has affected all areas of the airport, landside and airside. ATL is the busiest airport in the world (by passenger count) and is the major hub for Delta Air...
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    AU Rules and Guidelines Posted

    The consolidated AU rules and guidelines have been posted. You can find it in the announcement area at the top of each forum (directly under the forum title with the megaphone icon).
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    AU Rules and Guidelines Posted

    The consolidated AU rules and guidelines have been posted.
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    Guest Posting Guidelines

    Posting by Non-Members (Guests) Discussion at Amtrak Unlimited is limited to registered members of the site. Once a member, you can post in all the public forums, and send and receive private messages. Registration is easy and fast. Join our site and join the discussion. This forum has been...
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    Changes Taking Place at AU

    Some of you may have noticed some minor changes with the Amtrak Unlimited site. We’ve been doing some sprucing up of the site's look and feel. What’s changed so far? Some forum names have been slightly revised, some forum descriptions have been rewritten and font colors for those descriptions...
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