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Amtrak

Portland remembers its blue-collar past

Portland is a blue-collar city, or at least a city that remembers its blue-collar past. This is not a city of flash, but of hash— corned-beef hash, that is, a staple at the city’s outstanding...

Federal support for Amtrak train good news for City’s economy, says Mayor

Mayor Gregor Robertson praised the federal government for reaching an agreement to keep a second Amtrak train running, saying it is good news for Vancouver’s economy. “It’s great to hear the...

Discovering New Horizons on Amtrak

I jumped into the front seat of a yellow cab soon around 4:30 am in the damp pitch black of the Vancouver fall, in such a hurry that I’d reached the Pacific Central station before realizing with a...