'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
North American trains have long fascinated the traveller. Attracted by a relaxed pace of life and an ever-changing view, more and more people are discovering the joys of taking to the rails to cross this vast continent in comfort and relative tranquillity. This third edition of USA by Rail features fully revised information on train travel throughout North America. Comprehensive coverage of 25 long-distance rail journeys in the United States, steam trains in areas of tourist interest, and a further 12 routes in Canada, will enable you to plan your own itinerary, from a day excursion to a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Invaluable for rail enthusiasts and ordinary travellers alike. This new edition includes up-to-date timetables and ticket information; guidelines for how to make the most of the rail pass; information on over 500 destinations, including Disney World, the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls, as well as 100 steam railways and museums. It also contains area maps and route plans, and information on sightseeing and accommodation in 38 major cities. (5 5/16 X 8 1/2, 336 pages, index, maps, color photos, illustrations)
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