Posts Tagged ‘Amtrak’

Day Trips To Roanoke, Va. and Asheville, N.C. Scheduled for October 30 and 31 SPENCER –  The N.C. Transportation Museum Foundation and the Watauga Valley Chapter of the National Railroad Historical Society will host day trip train excursions to Roanoke, Va. October 30 and Asheville, N.C. October 31. These excursions, now in their fourth year, […]

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By Denis Cuff Contra Costa Times George and Georgia Schumann needed to get across America to spend Christmas with their daughter in Fayetteville, N.C., but they weren’t keen about the rigors of a drive or the hustle and bustle and sardine-can packing of an airline flight. “My husband likes to “… stretch in his seat. […]

The Rebirth of the Railroad

Posted: 30th November 2009 by Admin in Amtrak, Traveling By Train
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By: Chris Morrison With transportation costs up, one of the oldest icons of the Industrial Age is once again coming to prominence. Trains are the object of interest in the United States at levels not seen for decades, with some of the most foresightful investors around — including the world’s richest man, Warren Buffet — […]