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Air Travel Woes Sending Passengers to Amtrak

Long a punch line for harried Northeast travelers, Amtrak has come to dominate commercial travel in the corridor connecting Washington, New York and Boston, and this summer its trains are packed.

A decade ago, Delta and US Airways shuttles were the preferred mode of travel between the cities. But high fares, slow airport security and frequent flight delays — along with Amtrak’s high-speed Acela trains, online ticketing and workstation amenities — have eaten away at the airlines’ share of passengers.

Source: New York Times. Read full article. (link)

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  • Jose Chung||

    "and a plan to encourage breast-feeding"

    Ah yes.. Bloomy's famous "Tits-Up" campaign

  • Jose Chung||

    Though I do not see what this has to do with air travel or Amtrack, aside from being more stupid government meddling in the free market.

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