For those who prefer ground travel or a scenic route, rail travel offers an attractive option. Amtrak is the only interstate rail carrier in the contiguous United States. Amtrak serves more than 500 stations in 46 states. The company operates more than 22,000 route miles and owns 730 route miles, about three percent of the total nationwide. Here is some information that can ease travel by rail.
The last revision date for this article was November 1, 2011.