Special announcement from Amtrak this weekend?

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Tlcooper93

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Dang, that’s annoying to say this and make us wait 5 days.

totally overthinking and reading waayyy to much into things, but:

what if they’re showing an Amfleet car instead of a superliner because they’re returning traditional Dining to eastern trains?
 

me_little_me

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Perfect announcement would be traditional dining is returning to every train,The Sightseer car returns to the Texas Eagle and Capitol Limited and there is a sale on sleeper fares. One can dream.
Fantasize, you mean. Dreams are possible. Fantasies are unrealistic.

Amtrak Announcement: "We're going to one day a week". ONLY KIDDING! <----Please NOTE!!!!
 

CCC1007

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My guess is a restoration of the full NEC schedule... I think that one of the only things that would make it to their Twitter.
 

Cal

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My guess is a restoration of the full NEC schedule... I think that one of the only things that would make it to their Twitter.
The picture I posted was on Instagram, and they announced the return of traditional dining to western trains on it (and frequently advertise the scenic views). Their social media team is great.
 

CCC1007

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The picture I posted was on Instagram, and they announced the return of traditional dining to western trains on it (and frequently advertise the scenic views). Their social media team is great.
Looks like I misidentified the platform, but I still hold the view that the most likely announcement on a weekend will be the restoration of the NEC to full schedule, since that is the last major part of the network to be reduced in schedule, which Amtrak doesn't have to negotiate with states over.
 

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A real WAG how about some Siemens cars are going into service for CHI regionals. As well one or two Superliner routes will go back to single level so more SL cars for western trains.
 

TaseMeBro

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Not to.. erm.. derail... the topic of this thread, but what have the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales been like in years past?

Just a flat percent off? I've been casually eyeing a relatively inexpensive/short sleeper trip, as well as a rail pass... might be tempted.

(Posted from aboard the Surfliner, I'm happy to say)
 
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TheVig

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Bringing back smoking on the train?
Cafe car will now accept food stamps, in order to further bolster equity on the rails?
Partnership with Greyhound?
Troublemakers will be forced to do community service by cleaning Amfleet plumbing systems?
Catering and dining car services will be contracted out to VIA Rail?
All sleeper rooms will have individual cooling/heating units?
Trump will be named CEO?

Anybody’s guess is just as good as the next.
 
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