Air Travel's Hassles Drive Riders to Amtrak's Acela
Long a punch line for harried Northeast travelers, Amtrak has come to dominate commercial travel in the corridor connecting Washington, New York and Boston, and this summer its trains are packed.
A decade ago, Delta and US Airways shuttles were the preferred mode of travel between the cities. But high fares, slow airport security and frequent flight delays — along with Amtrak’s high-speed Acela trains, online ticketing and workstation amenities — have eaten away at the airlines’ share of passengers.
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Since: Nov 08
#1 Aug 16, 2012
Nothing like a train where you can watch a guy drink a bottle of beer, then proceed to piss in the empty bottle. True story.
#3 Aug 16, 2012
The Acela trains are much more comfortable than a crowded airplane. No tsa vermin too!
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Since: Feb 06
#4 Aug 17, 2012
Did you drink it again?
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