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Amtrak Silver Meteor
Train #97 & #98

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Amtrak Silver Meteor
Travelogues & Photos:

Final Eastern Trips With Full Service Dining: Text by Jack M. Turner, Photos by John C. Turner. Amtrak's October 1, 2019 removal of cooked to order dining service on its eastern trains provided the impetus to schedule one last trip where we could enjoy nicely prepared meals in a Viewliner II diner. My son John and I decided... Read More>>

Riding The Downeaster And Silver Meteor by Jack M. Turner. The Downeaster was led by F40 cab control car 90214 followed by a Business class/cafe car, 4 Amfleet coaches, and trailing P42 # 130 wearing the Amtrak belt stripe heritage paint scheme. That engine had led the northbound run that we spotted from the Brunswick Hotel. We had ample room in... Read More>>

Sep 30, 2018 - Steaking North On The Silver Meteor: by Jack M. Turner. A visit to New England to view the autumn leaves was our first planned trip taking advantage of my wife's recent retirement. The northbound Silver Meteor pulled into Jacksonville, FL about 15 minutes late on September 30, 2018 and we... Read More>>

Jul 3, 2016 - Windy City to Sunny Florida: Report & Photos Jack M. Turner Our four hour layover in Chicago passed quickly thanks to the comfort of the new Metropolitan Lounge. A few teething pains accompanied the first week of the new lounge as sleeping car passengers who were not using red cap service blocked the foyer between the waiting rooms and... Read More>>

Sep 12, 2015 - Florida To New Mexico By Rail: Report & Photos Jack M. Turner With the future of the former Santa Fe Raton Pass line very much in doubt in early 2015, I resolved to make a journey over that route in case it turned out to be my last ride over the former "Route of the Stars". Thus I found myself in... Read More>>

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