Tag: Amtrak

Trainscapes: The Amtrak Empire Builder – Three Days Crossing Big Sky Country

Welcome to Trainscapes.  Each week, we will feature train content including videos of trains and behind the scenes action of trains and locomotives! This is a quintessentially American experience and is the […]

Trainscapes: Extreme Trains: Fastest Train In The USA

I love how The History Channel is uploading full episodes of their shows.  In this episode of Extreme Trains, you get to go behind the scenes of the Acela Express.  Running from […]

Trainscapes: Autistic YouTuber Travels On Amtrak

Can someone with an disability travel on their own on Amtrak?  Yes they can!  Jen from Rebranding Autism got a chance to participate in the #AmtrakTakeMeThere Social Media program.  She rode on […]

Trainscapes: Amtrak’s Grand Plan For Profitability

We know that Amtrak has been struggling for years to be profitable.  But, with Congress looking into cuts, could many of Amtrak’s long distance trains that serves small communities be cut for […]

Trainscapes: Inside Amtrak’s Dying Long-Distance Trains

Yeah, if you love passenger long-distance trains, this might not be a good thing.  In this video from the Wall Street Journal, you get to learn about the potential demise of Amtrak.  […]

Trainscapes: First Look Inside Amtrak’s Next-Generation Acela Train

See, Amtrak is doing some great things here in America.  And one of those things is a new Acela train.  CBS This Morning went to look at the new trains being assembled […]

Trainscapes: Four Trains At The Anniston Train Station

So here is a new video where I went down to the Anniston, Alabama Train Station and took video of some passing trains including three Norfolk Southern freight trains and a Amtrak […]

Explore A Train Ride Through American History With Amtrak’s Crescent

  I found this on YouTube and it is worth a big share!  Amtrak’s Crescent route runs from New Orleans to New York City and is currently the only Amtrak route running […]

Sunday Discussion: The Three Stooges: Phil Williams, Mo Brooks, Mike Rogers

On this Sunday Discussion, I wanted to talk about three different political stories from political leaders here in the great and wonderful state of Alabama. First off, the Alabama Legislative session is […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: The Amtrak Train Crash And America’s Infrastructure Crisis

Well, it has been all over the news.  Up in Philadelphia, the Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 was going over 100 miles per hour on a section of track with a 50 mph […]

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