Amtrak, the National Park Service's Trails and Rails Program, and the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University have created audio podcasts to enhance your travel experience on the Sunset Limited (New Orleans - Los Angeles) and Texas Eagle trains (Chicago - San Antonio - Los Angeles). The podcasts, as your trip guide, will provide you with information on the travel experience, points of interest etc. to make your rail journey more enjoyable.
Explore the history and sites of interest along the route through this series of downloadable, in-depth audio podcasts, which when put together make up an audio guide that covers the miles with a host of anecdotes and fun facts.
Podcasts are offered in MP3 file format for download to your favorite MP3 player. If you'd like to read along, the text of each segment's podcast is also available as and Adobe PDF document.