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Cond Nast Traveler Magazine SeptemberOctober 2018 Volume VI Truth in Travel Eastern Express
Jo Rodgers

Train Journeys

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6 New Train Routes We’re Excited About
From scenic journeys through New Zealand's wilderness to snowy adventures in the Swiss Alps, these new train experiences have us excited about the future of rail travel.
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These Luxury Trains Are Worth Booking Just for Their Dining Cars
Meals on these trains could rival any Michelin-starred restaurant.
Points & Miles
You Can Claim Amtrak Points After Your Train Ride—Here's How to Do It
Points can add up to perks like free rides, complimentary upgrades, and access to lounges in train stations.
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A Peek Inside the New Orient Express Train Reveals It’s More Glamorous Than Ever
The refurbished train has sumptuous interiors with modern flair, plus perks like round suites and Champagne call buttons.
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6 Scenic Amtrak Routes to Book Just for the Views
These trains are the best way to see the variety of landscapes the U.S. has to offer—from the Pacific coastline to desert canyons. 
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Leaning Into Slow Travel on a 1,200-Mile Train Trip Through Western Canada
This train offers comfortable seats, room to stretch, and breathtaking views for just over $100.
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Buy One Train Ticket, Get One Free During Amtrak’s Valentine’s Day Sale
The sale runs through February 16 for travel from March through August. 
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These New Sleeper Train Routes Are the Most Stylish Way to Travel Through Europe
Meander through Italy, France, and Sweden inside your own comfortable compartment.
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A New Version of the Orient Express Train Is Coming to Italy in 2023
The Orient Express ‘La Dolce Vita’ will whisk travelers through 14 Italian regions as well as Istanbul, Paris, and Croatia.
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What Train Travel Looks Like for British Royals
The British Royal Train is just as exclusive as it sounds.
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Europe Is Undergoing a Sleeper Train Renaissance
A bevy of new sleeper trains are cropping up throughout the region—and offering perks like spacious beds, room service, and craft cocktails.
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A Guide to the Eurail Pass: What to Know About Train Travel in Europe
The multi-stop rail ticket is an iconic and budget-friendly way to tour Europe—as long as you're maximizing the perks.
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Train Travel in the U.S. Is Getting More Luxurious
Upscale sight-seeing tours, new products from Amtrak, and planned high-speed routes are making U.S. train travel more comfortable and convenient.
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Train Travel With Kids: Tips for a Smooth Journey from Parents and Travel Experts
Whether you’re traveling with toddlers or teens.
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7 Best Amtrak Travel Packages for Visiting Coastal Cities and National Parks
These train itineraries—some of which bundle hotel stays and sightseeing tours—meander through the likes of Seattle, the Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone.
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A Rail Journey Across America’s Smallest Towns
An Amtrak train trip is the ideal way to have big adventures in America’s smallest towns.
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Meet the U.S. Tourists Who Only Travel by Train
For these frequent travelers, a rail journey tops any other mode of transport.
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How Pullman Porters Influenced a Generation of Black Train Travelers
Aside from assisting passengers, these train workers did everything from disseminating Black newspapers to training young employees.
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This Upscale Train Takes Travelers Through the Rockies to Utah’s National Parks
A trip on the new Rocky Mountaineer train in the U.S., with views of Utah's rock formations and unlimited drinks from the beverage cart. 
News & Advice
Traveling Through New York’s Penn Station Just Got a Lot More Glamorous
The new Moynihan Train Hall gives travelers plenty of reasons to linger at Penn Station.