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The Complete North American Train Travel Guide

Book - 2015 | Fourth edition.
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Written both for veteran train travelers and those considering their first rail journey, this guide book will make any trip smoother and more enjoyable with its insightful travel trips and lots of information about how railroads operate. The author explains how individual trains are operated and offers tips on booking trips, finding the lowest fares, packing for an overnight trip, what to do on board, and whom to tip and how much. This revised fourth edition includes a new chapter about eight major railway stations, and is updated throughout with new information and photographs. It discusses Amtrak's new locomotives and Viewliner sleeping cars, changes in rules regarding pets and bicycles on American trains, and much, much more, making it the ultimate guide to American train travel and its unique history and culture.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, 2015.
Edition: Fourth edition.
ISBN: 9781569761762
1569761760
Branch Call Number: 917.304 LOOMIS
Characteristics: xiii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Aug 20, 2015

If you like trains and if you like traveling and globe trotting, this book is a must read as it gives detailed background info on how trains came to be and more importantly how and when they were introduced in North America...an easy and very enjoyable read for train enthusiasts

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