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Amtrak prepares Thanksgiving travel season

Amtrak to offer extra capacity during the Thanksgiving travel season

In anticipation of the busiest travel week of the year, Amtrak is preparing to accommodate the surge of holiday travelers with extra trains and capacity on several routes. Tickets sell out quickly, so customers are encouraged to plan ahead and book tickets early.

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Russian and Egyptian Railways announce interest in cooperation

Oleg Belozerov, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Russian Railways, and Ashraf Raslan, Managing Director of Egyptian National Railways, have held a working meeting at the International Railway Salon of the Space 1520 PRO//MOVEMENT. EXPO, which opened on 28 August 2019 in Shcherbinka in Greater Moscow.

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Vacations by Rail acquired by Great Rail Journeys

Vacations By Rail® (VBR), the largest US-based provider of escorted and independent rail holidays, has been acquired by Great Rail Journeys (GRJ), the world’s leading provider of escorted and independent rail holidays.

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Virgin Trains Reaches One Million Ride Milestone

Virgin Trains, formerly Brightline, first began service in January 2018, offering a stress-free, car-free way to travel around South Florida. This past June, it celebrated its latest milestone; one million riders.

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Russian Railways' Passenger Traffic increases in July 2019

Russian Railways announced the latest statistics of its rail passenger business segment. According to the stats, almost 108.4 million passengers were transported on the infrastructure of Russian Railways in July 2019, 2.6% more than in the same month last year.

Amtrak offer one travel for free

Amtrak Limited-time sale for travel on the Auto Train

Amtrak is inviting customers to experience the comfort and convenience of a sleeping car aboard the Auto Train. The time to book has never been better with the latest sale: one person in a group of two can travel for free. This sale is for a Roomette or Bedroom andis available exclusively on from July 22 to July 29. The special offer is valid for travel from Jan. 15 to March 22, 2020.

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