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May 3, 21, 9:32 am
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Views: 300
Posted By BobH

[QUOTE=AndyPatterson;33217726]Was anybody in...

[QUOTE=AndyPatterson;33217726]Was anybody in Wilmington today for this?! It's been several months since I was last on Amtrak, but I will toast them for the next 50 years... I can just barely remember...
Mar 7, 21, 10:20 am
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By BobH

I haven't stayed there, but from the web site the...

I haven't stayed there, but from the web site the rooms look small. When I need to be in Center City, Philadelphia I prefer to stay at the ES which is walking distance from Suburban Station.

Bob H
Feb 8, 21, 9:19 am
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By BobH

Yes -- it's called mileage collecting and there...

Yes -- it's called mileage collecting and there are a lot of people who do it -- the objective is to ride not just all of Amtrak, but lines which are normally used by just freight trains.

This is...
Oct 21, 20, 9:13 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,531
Posted By BobH

To say nothing about parking !!! Mrs Bob H...

To say nothing about parking !!!

Mrs Bob H and I used to live in Rockville. MD and preferred to fly out of BWI.

Also, it sometimes is cost effective to fly to BWI and take Amtrak to PHL --...
Jun 15, 20, 5:53 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,614
Posted By BobH

Amtrak Reductions

Source: Amtrak Press Release June 15, 2020





Long Distance Business Line Service Update
A Message from Roger Harris

To All Amtrak Employees,
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May 7, 20, 6:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,296
Posted By BobH

2020 Ann Arbor Art Fair Cancelled

To the list of events cancelled this year due to the virus, you can now add this year's Ann Arbor Art Fair.

Bob H
Apr 29, 20, 11:52 am
Replies: 13
Views: 4,023
Posted By BobH

Sounds like you got walked in advance -- question...

Sounds like you got walked in advance -- question of the day --- did you get a written confirmation (aka Email) from the second hotel?

Bob H
Mar 21, 20, 8:47 am
Replies: 2,022
Views: 385,977
Posted By BobH

There's more info at ...

There's more info at

https://www.canada.ca/en/transport-canada/news/2020/03/new-measures-for-covid-19-response.html

Bob H
Mar 18, 20, 6:04 am
Replies: 47
Views: 12,679
Posted By BobH

It also depends on where Delta needs the plane...

It also depends on where Delta needs the plane next......

Bob H
Feb 4, 20, 9:48 am
Replies: 86
Views: 10,942
Posted By BobH

Not a data base issue per se because rates can...

Not a data base issue per se because rates can change by the hour depending on available capacity.

Bob H
Jan 30, 20, 1:37 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By BobH

Quite often Amtrak will put short distance...

Quite often Amtrak will put short distance passengers in one area and long distance ones somewhere else

This time of year, I don't think it will be very busy north of Albany, so there should be an...
Jan 30, 20, 11:15 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By BobH

Try to sit on the left side of the train as far...

Try to sit on the left side of the train as far as Albany, then switch to the right side.

Bob H
Jan 29, 20, 7:07 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By BobH

Near the front of the train may also be better...

Near the front of the train may also be better because of the weight of the engines/ cars behind you.

Bob H
Jan 29, 20, 2:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By BobH

Have you tried sitting in an aisle seat near the...

Have you tried sitting in an aisle seat near the center of the car facing forward?

Bob H
Jan 29, 20, 8:04 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By BobH

I can't help with customs, but you should allow...

I can't help with customs, but you should allow about 90 minutes to get to 30th Street station -- counting the time to get to the boarding area for Septa's airport line and to change trains at 30th...
Jan 29, 20, 5:37 am
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By BobH

30% Off Sale

I realize this is short notice, but Amtrak is having a ticket sale which ends 1/30/20

For details see

https://www.amtrak.com/plan-vacation-sale?intcmp=wsp_hp-hero_link_plan-vacation-sale_frame1...
Jan 23, 20, 9:47 am
Replies: 54
Views: 11,017
Posted By BobH

To say nothing about being in the land of the...

To say nothing about being in the land of the midnight sun during the part of the year when the sun only comes out for a few hours a day (at most !!!)

Bob H
Jan 23, 20, 9:45 am
Replies: 31
Views: 5,219
Posted By BobH

It can depend on who built them -- for example,...

It can depend on who built them -- for example, there's an ES in Portland, Ore that was build years ago which they renovated.

Bob H
Jan 21, 20, 12:07 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,700
Posted By BobH

Except the govt has a limit on the amount it will...

Except the govt has a limit on the amount it will pay for a hotel room --- that said, I know of people who were attending a meeting at a hotel, had to stay somewhere else to stay within the per diem...
Jan 6, 20, 6:59 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,820
Posted By BobH

For major bowl games, such as the "grand daddy"...

For major bowl games, such as the "grand daddy" of them *all*, University Alumni Societies often have a tour which includes a charter flight, hotel and ground package. It used to be they could start...
Jan 5, 20, 7:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,105
Posted By BobH

It has been my experience that hotels that are...

It has been my experience that hotels that are 'sold out' often hold back a few rooms for their 'regulars' who often just 'walk in'

Bob H
Jan 3, 20, 1:51 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By BobH

That one should go to the home of the football...

That one should go to the home of the football team that lost to Clemson !!!!

Bob H
Jan 3, 20, 9:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,764
Posted By BobH

I miss the flight numbers that NW used --- 1776...

I miss the flight numbers that NW used --- 1776 was something like DTW - PHL and 500 went to Ind etc.

Bob H
Jan 2, 20, 9:36 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,503
Posted By BobH

I once was trying to check into a Hampton when...

I once was trying to check into a Hampton when the fire department was investigating a false alarm, but was told I would have to wait until they finished their work before I could be checked in.
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Jan 1, 20, 7:47 am
Replies: 15
Views: 3,503
Posted By BobH

Local TV says they moved some people to other...

Local TV says they moved some people to other rooms

Bob H
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