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Longhorn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-16-08 11:10 AM
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10. I wonder if there's a site where I can check how often the trains I'm taking
Edited on Mon Jun-16-08 11:13 AM by Longhorn
are delayed? A four-hour delay would sure make a late night but we don't have to be anywhere early the next morning. Thanks! :hi:

On edit: I found a site! Here's the data for getting into Denver the last four weeks: http://www.amtrakdelays.com/cgi-bin/train.cgi

Not too bad -- even early a few times!
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  -Anyone travel by Amtrak on vacation? Longhorn  Jun-16-08 10:42 AM   #0 
  - the only time i took amtrack was 1996  kagehime   Jun-16-08 10:47 AM   #1 
  - I've driven along some of the CZ route and it's certainly gorgeous!  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 10:52 AM   #2 
     - Expect "delays" of up to 8 hours  XemaSab   Jun-16-08 10:55 AM   #3 
        - How likely are delays on leaving the station  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 10:57 AM   #5 
           - Not that likely  XemaSab   Jun-16-08 11:10 AM   #9 
           - Delays come from the fact that Amtrak doesn't own its own tracks  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-16-08 12:10 PM   #17 
  - I've enjoyed travelling on Amtrak.  mainegreen   Jun-16-08 10:56 AM   #4 
  - The only time I've been on a train  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 11:00 AM   #6 
  - I have taken Amtrak for three vacations.  Zavulon   Jun-16-08 11:01 AM   #7 
  - I wonder if there's a site where I can check how often the trains I'm taking  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 11:10 AM   #10 
     - SOBEIT.....  whistler162   Jun-16-08 04:01 PM   #23 
  - I have taken Amtrak twice. It was a pleasurable experience on  Tuesday Afternoon   Jun-16-08 11:06 AM   #8 
  - That's good to hear!  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 11:11 AM   #11 
  - Amtrak  Parche   Jun-16-08 11:34 AM   #12 
  - Thanks!  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 11:46 AM   #13 
     - Fare  Parche   Jun-16-08 11:50 AM   #14 
     - PM Me  Parche   Jun-16-08 10:32 PM   #43 
  - I take it once or twice a year  stuntcat   Jun-16-08 11:51 AM   #15 
  - We got to see him in Austin about the time the movie came out.  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 11:57 AM   #16 
  - The Zephyr has some great scenery.  Gormy Cuss   Jun-16-08 12:18 PM   #18 
  - What do you think about this hotel?  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 02:54 PM   #19 
     - The Kimpton group hotels are all good, smaller hotels.  Gormy Cuss   Jun-16-08 03:00 PM   #20 
        - Thanks!  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 03:27 PM   #21 
  - If there aren't any washouts/fires on the route  whistler162   Jun-16-08 03:56 PM   #22 
  - I'm glad I have time built into our schedule in case there are delays.  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 05:34 PM   #27 
     - You are welcome.  whistler162   Jun-16-08 05:45 PM   #30 
  - I took that train before.  Sequoia   Jun-16-08 04:37 PM   #24 
  - How cool is that?  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 05:39 PM   #28 
  - often  galledgoblin   Jun-16-08 05:18 PM   #25 
  - We've taken it from Michigan to the mountains twice. Worked out well both times.  MichiganVote   Jun-16-08 05:34 PM   #26 
  - I wish it was easier to get to Denver from here.  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 05:41 PM   #29 
     - We usualy left from Kalamazoo, Mi. and then rode to Chicago for the train to go to Denver.  MichiganVote   Jun-16-08 06:07 PM   #33 
        - I was born in Indiana but we moved to Kalamazoo when I was just a few weeks old.  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 06:14 PM   #35 
           - Oh yes the Fall can really be beautiful in West Michigan...or..it can really stink :)  MichiganVote   Jun-16-08 07:25 PM   #40 
              - Frankly, I agree, but my husband of 32 years has a business here  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 07:37 PM   #41 
                 - I always wanted the mountains and the lakes. A girl can dream.....  MichiganVote   Jun-16-08 10:31 PM   #42 
  - Yes... more than 20 years ago.  DarkTirade   Jun-16-08 05:51 PM   #31 
  - Chimpy McSmirk wants to veto Amtrak funding, again.  VolcanoJen   Jun-16-08 05:54 PM   #32 
  - There's a shocker!  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 06:08 PM   #34 
  - Hey Longhorn, here's a cool YouTube of the California Zephyr...  VolcanoJen   Jun-16-08 06:14 PM   #36 
  - Wow, that observation car is really cool!  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 07:05 PM   #38 
  - I took Amtrak for the first time to Florida this spring  lost-in-nj   Jun-16-08 06:20 PM   #37 
     - That must have been horrible for everyone!  Longhorn   Jun-16-08 07:07 PM   #39 
 

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