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“Rail travel allows for a lot more social distancing”: Amtrak & Railbookers

Travel agents are showing a lot of interest in rail travel as an ideal post-pandemic travel product, says Amtrak and Railbookers’ Vice President of Sales, Canada, Cris David. In this edition of Take 5
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Save up to $500 with new deal from Railbookers and Amtrak Vacations

Railbookers and Amtrak Vacations are encouraging travellers to hit the open road – or track – with hundreds of dollars in discounts on an exclusive collection of rail vacations.
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Amtrak Vacations & Railbookers coming into Canada with Cris David at the helm

Amtrak Vacations and Railbookers is coming into the Canadian market with a familiar name heading up operations here.
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Amtrak train was going 50 mph over limit before derailment

Federal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle.
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Death toll in Amtrak wreck climbs to 8; mayor says all those believed aboard are accounted for

The death toll from the Amtrak wreck rose to eight with the discovery of another body in a mangled railcar Thursday, while a lawyer for the train's engineer said his client has no recollection of the crash and wasn't on his cellphone or using drugs or alcohol.
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Hours after deadly Philadelphia crash, House GOP panel approves cuts to Amtrak

WASHINGTON – A Republican-controlled House panel on Wednesday approved deep spending cuts to Amtrak’s budget just hours after a deadly crash in Philadelphia. The Appropriations Committee backed a $55 billion transportation and housing measure after rejecting Democratic attempts to boost spending on Amtrak by more than $1 billion, including $556 million targeted for the railroad’s Northeast […]
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Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia; 5 people die in ‘disastrous mess’

An Amtrak train headed to New York City derailed and tipped over in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, mangling the front of it, tearing the cars apart and killing at least five people. Scores of passengers were injured, and some climbed out of windows to get away.
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Amtrak offers ‘Great Dome’ car to see fall foliage between Albany and Montreal

Amtrak is bringing its vintage "Great Dome'' car to upstate New York for a six-week run during the fall foliage season.
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ETC, Italy, Switzerland weigh in on EU’s Canadian ban
ETC, Italy, Switzerland weigh in on EU’s Canadian ban
Canadians were dealt with another blow this week when news broke that the European Union was set to remove Canada from...
Feds partner with YYC and Alberta govt. on rapid COVID-19 testing pilot project
A new pilot project for rapid COVID-19 testing at Calgary Airport is being trumpeted as a first step in shortening and...
Travel agencies need the full 90% rent subsidy, says ACTA 
Travel agencies need the full 90% rent subsidy, says ACTA 
ACTA is advocating for agents during the COVID-19 crisis not just at the federal level, but at the provincial level...
Insight Vacations debuts 2021-2022 Europe & Beyond collection
Insight Vacations debuts 2021-2022 Europe & Beyond collection
Insight Vacations’ new 2021-2022 Europe & Beyond collection, just released, includes...
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