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    Mask Mandate for Transportation Extended

    we in stevens county, wa(otherwise known as "cretin country")have a vaccination rate of 30 some percent(even with our state of washington having a rate above 70 percent) and a very high rate of delta variant infection. we have an amtrak trip from spokane to santa barbara booked in october but...
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    Anyone been on LD trains recently?

    there are a lot of "christians" in our neck of the woods who don't mask. takes away their freedom they say. their freedom to make other sick
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    Anyone been on LD trains recently?

    were the amish or hutterites required to mask on the train?
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    Amtrak's Least-used Stations

    browing is, as noted, the administrative center of the blackfeet nation. also the home to the museum of the plains indian(i am sure closed during covid). browning is 13 miles from the eastern border of glacier national park(east entrances closed during covid). the glacier park(east...
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    Will full service dining ever return to the Western trains?

    please remind me again why auto-train has kept and gets to keep traditional dining.
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    Sleeper Amenities on Empire Builder

    they can't take the beautiful ride away but i was just recalling the amenities on the empire builder say 10 or 12 years ago. a champagne or sparkling cider welcome in your room, fresh hot giant cookies delivered by your car attendant in the evening, a wonderful wine tasting in the dining car in...
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    AGR Dept. "Temporarily Closed"?

    i just called agr to see what message i would get. when i aksed "julie" for an agent then i got the "temporarily closed" message. though it looked like one could still make an automated reservation but i didn't try.
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    3-day sale on reward travel

    we booked a roomette for 2 from portland to santa barbara rt for 28,514 pts. for next february with the promotion. good deal.
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    Right now, July 2020, may be the ‘sweet spot’ for booking Amtrak travels.

    got an e-mail about an agr sale and just booked portland to santa barbara for 2 in a roomette for next february for 28,514 pts round trip. be a new world with a new president by then
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    Are you using the AGR credit card less?

    for years we have amassed agr points with the agr credit card. have gone for a lot of wonderful trips using points. the other day i was getting gas and used my costco citi card with the 4% gasoline rebate. i think the agr card may slip to the back of the wallet given the continual downgrades...
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    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic: Amtrak Food Service Discussion

    https://www.rollcall.com/2020/06/29/amtrak-dining-cuts-rile-congress/
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    spokane to glacier park. yea or nay.

    i just looked at the glacier park lodge website and the lodge will not open this year
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    spokane to glacier park. yea or nay.

    thanks. that is the piece i have been waiting for. does it mean glacier park lodge won't open this year also?
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    Amtrak Website Not User Friendly....

    i have been trying to do a simple reservation with senior discount. not user friendly
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    spokane to glacier park. yea or nay.

    i know whether to travel at this time is discussed in the main covid-19 thread but the wife and i were looking at going from spokane to east glacier park in coach in very early july. an 8 hour trip. we are both seniors. we would stay a night at glacier park lodge and return by train the next...
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    VIA suspends overnight trains

    March 13, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. In light of the recent measures being taken to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), VIA Rail’s overnight trains (Toronto-Vancouver and Montreal-Halifax) have been cancelled beginning March 13, 2020. These trains will not be operating from March 13 to...
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    AGR Bonus Points

    i got an offer for 2k points if i put $1k on the card by the end of april. should be doableo_O
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    27 breakfast SPK-PDX

    no more boxed breakfast spk-pdx. now, we have a continental breakfast that is even worse than the old box meal. jimmy dean rubberized sandwich, yogurt, cereal bar. 3 item limit. if this is what is offered on the eastern trains i see why folks are unhappy
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    5,000 points awarded 1/31/20, for what??

    i got the 5000 on 1/31 for adding an extra user to my b of a amtrak credit card back in november or december(whenever they had that promotion on)
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    Status of Amtrak Status Maps - dixielandsoftware

    thanks for all your work,john
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