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Travel | Travel

Seven of the best European sleeper train routes for 2022 and beyond

Europe’s railways are being revolutionised by a new generation of sleeper trains with plush cabins, speedy wi-fi and even handcrafted cocktails. Discover seven of the best new routes for a memorable, sustainable way to explore the continent. 

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Why The US Has No High-Speed Rail

China has the world’s fastest and largest high-speed rail network — more than 19,000 miles, the vast majority of which was built in the past decade.Japan’s b...

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A Coast-to-Coast Train Trip Restored My Faith in Travel | Condé Nast Traveler

During a cross-country train trip in the time of the coronavirus, Richard Morgan takes a look at America and finds lots to be hopeful about.

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Pictures of first-class cars on trains from around the world - Insider

From spacious cabins to sparkling dining rooms and reclining seats, here's what top-notch travel looks like on trains around the world.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Best Train and Railroad-Related Attractions in Los Angeles for Kids

Los Angeles has many train-related attractions. Here you'll find the best places in LA to take your train-crazy kid.

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What it’s like to take a 35-hour ride on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train from Los Angeles to Seattle

The Los Angeles-to-Seattle route of the Coast Starlight train traverses three states and 1,377 scenic miles. But it also takes a day and a half. What's it like to be...

Politics | Politics

Homeless encampments increasingly affecting California train traffic | Fox News

The explosion of homeless encampments alongside railroad tracks has contributed to a spike in delays for California's rocketing passenger ridership, an outbreak of accidental fires and deadly collisions, frustrating executives who call the impact on passe

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These Luxe, Boozy Trains Make Us Rethink Air Travel

Ditch the plane and take a train instead! These opulent trains boast luxury accommodations and bar cars that you don’t want to miss.

Family & Parenting | Kids

15 Dazzling Holiday Trains to Take Before They Grow Up

For all who truly believe, we’ve rounded up the best North Pole and Santa-packed train rides across the country.

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The Most Stunning Train Trips You Need to Take in Your Lifetime

From coastal journeys to mountain views, here are seven of the most beautiful trips you can take by train.

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The Top 10 Most Luxurious Trains in the World

The top 10 most luxurious trains in the world right now: with routes that go far beyond your imagination, and a magical mix of elegance and breathtaking views

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America's Greatest Living Hobos Share Their Secrets to Riding the Rails

Three past and present kings and queens of America's annual Hobo Convention explain how and why they ride the rails. It ain't always pretty.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

Video: A Train Ride Down PCH in 1898 | KCET

The train tunnel in this 1898 film is now where Interstate 10 turns into Pacific Coast Highway.

Miscellaneous | Local Flavor

No Further West: The Design of Los Angeles Union Station | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET

A new exhibition at L.A.'s Central Library features the architectural drawings, sketches and blueprints that expressed the calculated vision of Union Station.

Visual Arts | Chicago Arts

U. of C. Student Wins Amtrak Writing Residency, Will Spend Year on Train

Korey Garibaldi, one of 24 winners out of 16,000 applicants, will work on his book, "Different Trains."

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

Pullman Cars Connect Madison, Chicago by Train for First Time in 40 Years

The restored rail cars will make three trips between Chicago and the Wisconsin capital in October.

History | Chicago History

Vintage photographs of Chicago "L" trains and buses

Take a ride back in time on the green and cream CTA buses, trains, trolleys and horses from Chicago's public transportation past.

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The Future of Transportation in Chicago

Airplanes on the lake, a bike superskyway, trains galore—and more bold ideas to reimagine how you get around the city.