Posts Tagged: Cascades

Riding the Cascades to Canada

We teamed up with travel writer, blogger, vlogger extraordinaire Eric White of GlassDuffle.com to send him to 6 cities in just 7 days–all by train. The third video in his exclusive “West Coast Medley” series on YouTube offers some awesome water views between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., and introduces viewers to Ana, a superstar from the Cascades Bistro Car. Our Amtrak Cascades service runs between Eugene, Ore., and Vancouver multiple ...

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It’s True! You Can Fall in Love on the Train

It’s True! You Can Fall in Love on the Train

When Michael stepped aboard our Cascades service planning to travel from Portland to Seattle in February 2009, he didn’t know then that the trip would change his life. It wasn’t the adventure of train travel, but the chance meeting with the woman he would eventually propose to four years later, that made the Amtrak trip so memorable. “It was a ...

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39 Seconds that Make You Wanna Ride a Train

39 Seconds that Make You Wanna Ride a Train

We teamed up with travel writer, blogger, vlogger extraordinaire Eric White of GlassDuffle.com to send him to 6 cities in just 7 days--all by train. He'll be releasing exclusive videos each week detailing his Amtrak travels in a "West Coast Medley" series on YouTube. If you're ready for the ultimate wild ride, here's a teaser to get your engine going!

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Head West this National Train Day

Head West this National Train Day

Head west, young man! Then keep going. In fact, go to the westernmost city in the Amtrak system for National Train Day on May 11. The station in Eugene, Ore., along our beautiful Amtrak Cascades and Coast Starlight routes, will be hopping. Mayor Kitty Piercy will welcome members of nearby communities for a day of kid-friendly festivities and train equipment displays from 11 a.m. ...

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More Than Meets the Eye: A Conductor’s Uniform

More Than Meets the Eye: A Conductor’s Uniform

A uniform says a lot about a brand. In the 1980s Air France picked Christian Dior to design its uniforms. Recently cosmetic chain Sephora had its designer duds showcased at FashionWeek, and even the U.S. Postal Service has made an appearance on the fashionista favorite Project Runway. Amtrak has a long history of tradition behind its uniforms, and its colors ...

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