Saturday, June 20, 2020

Midwest Trains Take COVID-19 Hit

The pandemic has FOREVER altered American transportation and on this Saturday morning we share this glimpse at one of our favorite modes of transit suffering a slow decline . . . Read more:

Amtrak Service Cuts Coming to Missouri and Kansas

Effective October 1, Amtrak is ending daily service on its long distance trains including the Southwest Chief and the Texas Eagle according to a report in the Washington Post via MSN.com. Additionally state supported services like the Missouri River Runner between Kansas City and St. Louis and Lincoln Service between St.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Turn out the lights, the partys over.

Anonymous said...

the southwest chief has historically been part of the circulatory system of america.

hope it can get back to normal eventually.

Anonymous said...

Why stop it? Only five people ride the trains anymore.

Anonymous said...


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https://www.dallasnews.com/business/local-companies/2020/06/10/warren-buffetts-fort-worth-based-bnsf-cuts-jobs-as-railroads-feel-covid-19-pain/

Anonymous said...

"pre-corona virus world" in the post modern era.

Retro ROCKER said...

Amtrak service will be back quicker then SLEEPY JOE.

Anonymous said...

9:08, actually every time I've ridden the Southwest Chief from Kansas City to Chicago the train has been packed with few empty seats.

Anonymous said...

AMTRAK brought COVID from Chicago (O’Hare) to St. Louis and on to KC. GOOGLE IT.