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  1. S

    Add person to sleeper reservation booked on points

    Hello, Has anyone had experience booking a roommette with one person on points and then gone back and added another at a later date? I am assuming it would have to be with points? Thanks in advance
  2. brenster21

    First time on long distance Amtrak roomette

    Hi everyone. So I just booked my first ever long distance amtrak train, in a roomette on the silverstar, to return home after a cruise. And I was hoping to get some advice from the fine people on this forum, what to expect, what sort if things to pack for the twenty six hours. The train is on...
  3. trainnewbee

    California Zephyr discussion

    Hello fellow train lovers, I am thinking of taking the California Zephyr the entire way some time between November 2022 - March 2023. I have taken it from Emeryville to Chicago before in October 2019, but I wish to travel along that route again when the mountains are covered in snow. I was...
  4. johnmiller

    Disappointing trip on CONO and CZ

    Do any of you think Amtrak will improve? Do you think that it can ever go back to what it was, say five years ago or so? I went on the City of New Orleans from Memphis to Chicago, then the California Zephyr from Chicago to Emeryville. Not a good trip. The transition sleeper on the CoNO was old...
  5. Rodd

    Are the New Trainsets (Acela, NE Regional, Roomettes) still on track for an October 2021 Launch?

    Words cannot express how excited I am to be rid of the current trainsets dating from the late 80's/early 90's, especially the roomettes, which I do utilize. Acela sets are also 20 years old. The new ones look incredible and awesome online and in person IMHO. Rodd
  6. Samsbigtrip

    Power and charging sockets in sleepers

    Good afternoon from a very wet and windy Wiltshire in the UK! I am travelling from Seattle to Chicago in May - big bucket list item tick - with the usual electronics - phone, Kindle, ear-buds, laptop, hairdryer and so on and wonder if I right in thinking there is only one socket in a Roomette...
  7. Ed Niblock

    All Aboard! Amtrak's Empire Builder | Seattle to Essex MT