Wedding Ceremony in Grand Central Terminal

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It seems genuinely strange that they would restrict Vanderbilt Hall rentals to "anything but weddings". That makes no sense whatsoever. I mean, I guess I could rent it for a commitment ceremony ?!?! An anniversary? A funeral? Excluding weddings makes no sense for that room.
There may be a background story we are missing about some rowdy entitled wedding group, and there could be many such in New York, that decided to do something horrific. I don't know for sure. Just a guess. And then the managers decided to nip the potential troubles in the bud as they sometimes are wont to.
 

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It seems genuinely strange that they would restrict Vanderbilt Hall rentals to "anything but weddings". That makes no sense whatsoever. I mean, I guess I could rent it for a commitment ceremony ?!?! An anniversary? A funeral? Excluding weddings makes no sense for that room.
I'd like to have my funeral at a train station, followed by a funeral train to the cemetery.
 

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What about a whole car. You could rent out a whole car on the Hudson River Wine Train which is the New York Central Hickory Creek and NYC 43 on the back of an Amtrak Empire Service. Then you get a train ride, food, and an amazing location. I think if you just bought all the tickets out on the car that would work.
 
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Ah, LOVE! (Of trains.)

You know what the Catholic priests say, "We marry 'em and bury 'em!"
Reminds me of the old joke about Anglicans that they go to church 3 times in their life - their christening, their wedding, and their funeral πŸ˜€

At Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine where I volunteer, we have had several trolley weddings at the park located at the end of our line where the bride and groom arrive in separate trolley cars, tie the knot then a reception at one of our car barns.
 

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Reminds me of the old joke about Anglicans that they go to church 3 times in their life - their christening, their wedding, and their funeral πŸ˜€

At Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine where I volunteer, we have had several trolley weddings at the park located at the end of our line where the bride and groom arrive in separate trolley cars, tie the knot then a reception at one of our car barns.
So they "couple?"
 
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Reminds me of the old joke about Anglicans that they go to church 3 times in their life - their christening, their wedding, and their funeral πŸ˜€
Also applies to Scandinavians....

If Amtrak is going to use GCT, can we talk about Amtrak food in this thread? We do it in all the other threads!
What's a wedding without catering?
I think OP already brought food into it by mentioning the management referring her to the restaurants and their responses on the catering front.

What about it AMTRAK catered the wedding - what a great PR stunt that would be!
 

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Reminds me of the old joke about Anglicans that they go to church 3 times in their life - their christening, their wedding, and their funeral πŸ˜€

At Seashore Trolley Museum in Maine where I volunteer, we have had several trolley weddings at the park located at the end of our line where the bride and groom arrive in separate trolley cars, tie the knot then a reception at one of our car barns.
I hope they return on one car. ;)
 

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Flex menu at a wedding! That would be something! πŸ€ͺ
Amtrak is now introducing a new Flexible Spouse service. Choose from blondies or brownies in both cold and overheated varieties.
 
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