7 Awesome Pics from the #AmtrakRivalry Train

Last weekend, the #AmtrakRivalry train traveled (full of folks lucky enough to get tix) from Chicago to East Lansing, Mich., for the big game between in-state rivals Michigan State University and the University of Michigan.

In case you missed it, we’re taking you back there for Throwback Thursday. Here are the best 7 shots from the rivalry train!

1. Preparation is Key: Swag for #AmtrakRivalry train passengers arrived early at Chicago Union Station.

Preparation for the Rivalry Train

2. Laying the Ground Rules: The rules for the #AmtrakRivalry train were simple. 1. Have fun. 2. Hashtag often. 3. Cheer really freakin’ loud.

Passengers on Michigan Rivalry Train

3. The Winning Team: Since the Spartans brought more fans, they called the shots … even on Instagram.

Passengers on the Rivalry Train

4. Back to Rule #3: Cheer really freakin’ loud. Since we handled the driving, passengers were free to grab a few pom-poms.

Passengers on Rivalry Train

5. Lights, Camera, Action: When fans stepped off the #AmtrakRivalry train they were greeted by the media. See, riding the train really does make you a star!

Passenger from the Rivalry Train

6. Sparty Like a Rock Star: Passengers arriving in East Lansing, Mich., for the rivalry game between Michigan State University and University of Michigan were also greeted by local celebs.

Sparty with Michigan Rivalry Train

7. It’s All About the Destination: There’s only one thing more fun than riding the #AmtrakRivalry train … watching your team win on your home turf!

Rivalry Train Destination

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