An uncommon opportunity to experience the elements of deluxe rail travel such as was routine in years past is available through the agency of our trip 20-HB-1 The Louisiane. It involves a private varnish trip on the "Hollywood Beach" starting in St. Louis to New Orleans and return with a layover to enjoy the delights of that historic place. These trips have become more difficult to do so don't pass up the chance. See our Trips section on the website for full particulars and order form.
The full details are now set for trips 20-A St. Louis MO Adventure, 20-B Galesburg Railroad Days & Explore Peoria Option, 20-C Boone & Scenic Railroad Dinner Train, and 20-D Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad, Duluth, Amish Country and More; see the Trips section for the full details and order forms in pdf format. Book early to avoid disappointment; see you abord!
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Changes have occurred at the former Midwest High Speed Rail Association. It now is the High Speed Rail Alliance, with the website being https://www.hsrail.org. The snail mail address is 4765 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60625; the phone number (773) 334-6758. There’s a petition available on the website seeking signatures to send to Congress to support high speed rail service in America.
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