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Washington, D.C. - New York (Great way to travel)

Taking the train from Washington, D. C. (Union Station) to New York (Penn Station) is a relaxing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jason J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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!st time on Capital Limited

We had rooms reserved on the Capital Limited that we caught in Chicago into to D.C. We had a 9 hour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bianca S
Fort Worth, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a group of 6 people including a wheelchair and tons of luggage going from Washington D.C. to Penn Station NYC. The staff were exceptional. Our "redcap" was Tony and he was considerate, pleasant, helpful - really excellent service. On the train Brian was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking the train from Washington, D. C. (Union Station) to New York (Penn Station) is a relaxing way to travel. The train offers you a chance to relax while enjoying the views along the east coast neighboring states and cities. If you don’t get a...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The problems started with the dinner service which we were led to believe was a table service dinner.  Imagine our surprise when, after having placed our orders soon after boarding, we discovered that we had to collect our own meals from the dining car attendant;...More

2  Thank Gammon_HC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelled from NYC-Washington DC on a service with checked in baggage, as they have restrictions on size of carry on. Upon arrival 2 of our 5 bags were missing. Amtrack DC said they would call us at 6pm with update, heard nothing & called every...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had rooms reserved on the Capital Limited that we caught in Chicago into to D.C. We had a 9 hour layover from Fort Worth to Chicago due to bad weather. The customer service with Amtrak was not good at all and the way they...More

2  Thank Bianca S
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We live a mile from union station. I finally decided to truck over this morning and take the train to BWI. I had no idea it was only 28 minutes and an awesome price of $16 to traipse from DC to the free shuttle that...More

1  Thank Alec S
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We took advantage of an opportunity to travel cross country via Amtrak rather than fly. This is a mixed review. We first boarded the Empire Builder. The absolute best part of the journey manifested itself in the dining car. The food was terrific! The service...More

2  Thank J S F
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The new Diner has but one 'hot' entrée for dinner albeit a delicious pot roast but like the cold choices all are served in a box (it does made it easy to carry to your sleeper if you choose) Lunch menu is identical - 5...More

3  Thank Gerald E
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Seattle to Vancouver the train trip is very nice, beautiful views along the water and relaxing. Get to the station early, we had no idea but happened to get there early and realized some people were in long lines to check their bags then another...More

1  Thank 2muchtravel2013
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Travelled overnight in a "bedroom" cabin - very good amenities and enough room for my very large suitcase to open (though had to close to store under bed at night), service from the attendants was excellent, HOWEVER, the temperature in the cabin was extremely cold....More

1  Thank Sian S
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23 March 2018|
Response from Fitzgerald_home | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we travelled with cabin sized luggage which we easily stored overhead. Unfortunately I can’t be sure about storing the large suitcases. However, I did notice in some carriages there was a large empty area in front of... More