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Amtrak Restores Traditional Dining on Western Long Distance Routes

The Department of Transportation announced a few weeks ago that the new, streamlined dining service on Amtrak trains would be limited to only the top-of-the-line sleeping cars and first-class seating. The reason? Because if customers ate in the dining cars, they would eat less food, and that would mean less money for the “railway”. The two-part series that I wrote about Amtrak’s switch to a new dining car service, “Amtrak vs. the Trolley Car”, was well-received by the rail travel community. However, my choice to focus on the dining carRead More