Recirculated air Acela/Regional?

Old May 20, 20, 4:12 am
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Recirculated air Acela/Regional?

Some of the questionable safety of flying in age of corona is because of the recirculated air. Curious what the systems are on Amtrak trains. Seats are farther apart but is it any better if someone sneezes or coughs a couple rows back or forward?
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Old May 20, 20, 4:26 am
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Originally Posted by dparkinson View Post
Curious what the systems are on Amtrak trains.
Typical air conditioning.

Originally Posted by dparkinson View Post
Seats are farther apart but is it any better if someone sneezes or coughs a couple rows back or forward?
It really depends on the air flow. But since it is not recirculated air, the chance of impact will be significantly lower.
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Old May 22, 20, 5:37 pm
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I have happy memories of old Eurail trains, where the sash-frame windows opened and it was fun to stick your head out the window -- yes, the trains sometimes moved that slowly. Until I saw an upcoming tunnel on the Nice - Ventimiglia route! Quickly ducked back inside.
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