Amtrak Adds Extra Thanksgiving Trains

We know a lot of you have Thanksgiving travel planned with us in the next few days. In anticipation of that, we’re adding extra Thanksgiving trains and cars to the busiest portions of our system.

If you’re traveling with us next weekend, here’s where we’ve made some additions:

The CascadesConnects Eugene, Ore., and Vancouver, B.C., and Seattle

Amtrak Cascades Conductor

The Keystone Service: Connects New York City, Harrisburg, Penn., and Philadelphia


The Empire Service: Connects Niagara Falls, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany and New York City

Northeast Corridor: Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Boston


The Lincoln Service: Connects Chicago and St. Louis

The Illinois Zephyr: Connects Chicago and Quincy, Ill.

The Carl SandburgConnects Chicago and Quincy, Ill.

@jdfrens_Lincoln Service

The Pere Marquette: Connects Chicago and Grand Rapids, Mich.

The Blue Water: Connects Chicago and Port Huron, Mich.

Blue Water

The Wolverine: Connects Chicago and Pontiac, Mich.

@intuornox_WolverineEven if you’re not planning to travel on these trains, we suggest checking out our Top 10 Thanksgiving Travel Tips or How to Sleep Overnight in Coach lists before setting off!