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Rail Ventures
The Comprehensive Guide to Train Travel in North America
by Jack Swanson (Editor)
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"One of the most comprehensive books about rail travel in North America that has come out in a long time." - Railfan and Railroad

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The comprehensive guide to

Train Travel in North America

  • Minute-by-Minute Route Logs
  • Maps and Photos
  • Station Information
  • Where to Stay
  • Traveler's Tips

United States $14.95 / Canada $19.95 - ISBN 1-879949-16-4

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I have read the book, have gained much of my information about Amtrak from this book, and agree with the following information about the book which I have quoted from the back cover:

Rail Ventures

Discover the romantic adventure of rail travel in North America aboard famous trains like the California Zephyr, the Broadway Limited, the Coast Starlight, the Southwest Chief, the Canadian, the Hudson Bay and many more. All the facts you need -- all the extras you want.

"For a pleasant train-travel experience...it tells exactly what to look for out the window" - USA Today

"Only infrequently does a book like Rail Ventures come along ... extremely informative." - Rail Travel News

"As obligatory as a switching engine for the rail buff." - The Toronto Sun

"Written with spritely humor and a great appreciation for nature, mankind's achievements, and the process of travel." - Small Press

"A comprehensive...guide to Amtrak routes." - Conde Nast Traveler

"An indispensable companion" - Self

Table of Contents

  • Rail Map of the United States
  • Rail Map of Canada
  • Rail Map of Mexico
  • Welcome Aboard
  • About This Guide
  • United States Rail Service
  • Canadian Rail Service
  • Mexican Rail Service
  • Equipment
  • Appendix
  • Index


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