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Amtrak on pace for another record year

Here's a news tidbit that may explain why seats are harder to find on Amtrak trains, and why rail fares, especially for peak-travel times, are not exactly cheap. The people are riding, folks. Read here about how Amtrak is on pace for another record-setting year while wondering why there's still debate about the railroad's future in a balance transportation system.

Amtrak on pace for another record year

Here's a news tidbit that may explain why seats are harder to find on Amtrak trains, and why rail fares, especially for peak-travel times, are not exactly cheap. The people are riding, folks.  Read here about how Amtrak is on pace for another record-setting year while wondering why there's still debate about the railroad's future in a balance transportation system.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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