'The best guidebook for the journey.' Sunday Telegraph 'An excellent publication. Essential reading.' Today's Railways 'An excellent springboard to the many fascinating places to visit in North America. If you are travelling by rail in the States as a holiday, then this book is well worth its price.' Rail Magazine 'If you travel in the US (or Canada) by train, you'll find all you need here.' The Daily Telegraph 'From Boston to Washington, Chicago to Sacramento, New York to Miami and just about everywhere in between, the perfect train schedule is in this informative book. So pick it up and hop on board.' Footloose Recommended further reading : John Pitt's invaluable USA by Rail The Sunday Times
From the Back Cover
The grandeur of North America's scenery, from its never-ending prairies to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, is one of the continent's greatest attractions - and what better way to enjoy it than by train?
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The sixth edition of USA by Rail has been fully revised to include comprehensive advice on everything from ticket types to tipping, as well as a section on the history of North American railways. With 25 long-distance train journeys across the United States, and a further 12 in Canada, this is the essential handbook for anyone planning to explore this vast continent by rail.
Inside you will find:
* 37 long-distance routes in the USA and Canada
* Up-to-date timetables
* Sightseeing and accommodations in 38 major cities
* 100 steam railways and museums
* Area maps and route plans