What is the speed of amtrak trains?

Answer Amtrak trains can typically get up to 100 mph, with the high-speed Acela train topping out at 150 mph. Due to track design and stops, they usually average far less than that, with the average speed... Read More »

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What luggage size is allowed on Amtrak trains?

Passengers can carry on two bags, each less than 50 pounds and smaller than 28 x 22 x 14 inches (28 x 22 x 11 on the Pacific Surfliner). Passengers can check up to three pieces at no charge, limite... Read More »

How to Track Amtrak Trains?

Tracking your route on an Amtrak train makes it easier for those who might be meeting you at your arrival station to be there at the correct time. Amtrak makes it possible to track the status of an... Read More »

Are there plugs on Amtrak trains?

Yes. Every passenger car has outlet plugs, as do the dining cars. There are not outlet plugs in every aisle, however. In most cars they are near the luggage racks.

Do Amtrak trains have showers?

Yes, the long distance trains have showers.Bedrooms and Bedroom-Suites have in-room showers. Common showers for Roomette and Family Bedroom passengers are on the lower deck. Read More »