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Lake Shore Limited

New York/Boston - Albany - Chicago
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Daily Service between Chicago and New York City, through South Bend, Cleveland and Buffalo, along Some of the Prettiest Shorelines of the USA

You'll travel along the south shore of Lake Michigan, the Mohawk River, and the Erie Canal, following a famous Native American Highway. In New York State, you'll pass through the Finger Lakes region to Albany, capital of the Empire State.

From there, travel through the Berkshires and stop in Pittsfield, where you can tour the house where Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick. Or, visit the Berkshire Museum. In Boston, make connections to Providence and Mystic Seaport on our Regional service.

Onboard, make the most of our luxurious Viewliner accommodations. Stretch out in your comfortable seat or relax in your Viewliner Sleeper.

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Pets on Trains

Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.

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Schedule (PDF )
  • Effective April 24, 2016
  • Frequency
    Daily
    Length of Trip
    19 hours
    Amenities
    Wi-Fi
    48, 49, 448, 449
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    Train Numbers