Learn How Amtrak Works From the Inside Out

Dive into the fascinating mechanics of how Amtrak works, bringing you sustainable and convenient train travel options across the continental US.

How Amtrak Runs Even Through a Snowy Winter

Learn how Amtrak keeps the trains running even when it's snowing.

Baggage 101: What Can I Bring on Board with Amtrak?

From strollers to surfboards get the 411 on Baggage 101.

Sleeping Accommodations 101: Roomette vs. Bedroom

Roomette and bedroom? Find out which one is the right fit for your adventure.
A diverse family smiles at each other from family room beds

Family Room vs. Bedroom Suite: What's the Difference?

Learn the differences between a Family Room and Bedroom Suite.

How to Check Your Train Status

Learn how to check your train status when riding Amtrak.

Amtrak WiFi

Find out more about Amtrak wifi for your next trip.
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Auto Train 101

Ride with your car on the Auto Train - and yes, you can use your car as luggage.

Amtrak Red Cap Baggage Assistance at Your Service

Learn more about our Red Cap service, free baggage handling for our riders.