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I’ve always thought travel insurance was a scam — but it saved me $124 my first time using it

I had heard horror stories of Amtrak delays before, so when I booked a cross-country trip the $17 seemed like a worthwhile investment.
An Amtrak assistant conductor stands at the coach door of a train stopped to pick up and discharge passengers at the railroad station in Lamy, New Mexico, near Santa Fe. Amtrak's Southwest Chief, which transports passengers between Chicago and Los Angeles, makes daily stops at the small Lamy station.

Amtrak had another record ridership year as it works toward its first-ever profit

The railroad says it's on pace to break even by 2021, even in the face of budget cuts from Congress.
A custom-cooked steak on an Amtrak train seemed too good to be true, but it wasn't.

I tried both Amtrak’s new food service and its traditional dining car, and now I understand why people were so upset about the change

Over the course of four days traveling through multiple states, I dined on steak, crab, burgers, omelettes, pancakes, and more.
Crowds stand at Amtrak platform as train service is suspended at Penn Station in New York City, U.S., June 19, 2019.

Nearly one-third of all Amtrak trains are late — and it could be costing the railroad $42 million every year

Long-distance trains are the worst culprits, thanks to chronic delays from the freight railroads responsible for ensuring Amtrak's timeliness.

I tried Amtrak’s new ‘contemporary’ dining car and it was immediately clear why so many people want to save the old one

Gone are the days of custom-cooked meals on some long-distance Amtrak routes. Now, it's airplane food — and people aren't happy.
Amtrak redesigned the on-board service employee uniforms, which can be seen in this photo taken in 1976.

The full history of Amtrak’s iconic dining cars, which the company says it is removing to cater to millennial whims

Amtrak is ending its iconic dining car in its one-night East Coast routes. Take a look at how its meal service has changed over the years.
Amtrak redesigned the on-board service employee uniforms, which can be seen in this photo taken in 1976.

The full history of Amtrak’s iconic dining cars, which the company says it is removing to cater to millennial whims

Amtrak is ending its iconic dining car in its one-night East Coast routes. Take a look at how its meal service has changed over the years.

Amtrak is blaming millennials as it cuts back on dining-car meals — and the internet’s not buying its logic

On some routes east of the Mississippi, Amtrak will no longer its traditional white-linen dinner service as it moves to cut costs.
Amtrak's new Acela trainsets are set to hit the rails in 2021.

See inside Amtrak’s luxurious new train cars that are the closest thing to European rail the US has yet seen

The agency showed off the new cars' upgraded interiors this week at its headquarters in Delaware, featuring new café cars, bathrooms, and more.
Passengers exit an Amtrak Acela train from New York Penn Station as it arrives on a platform at South Station train and bus station, on August 7, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts.()

Amtrak is launching a new express train between New York and Washington DC that could help it steal even more passengers from airlines in the Northeas...

We spoke to an executive at the railroad to learn about the herculean task of adding new trains to the busiest travel corridor in the United States.