Happy 50th Anniversary Empire Service!

The Empire Service has not only survived the ups and downs of the last half-century but also become a mainstay among New York rail-travelers. What the future holds for intercity service in Upstate New York is hard to predict, but hopefully, the high-speed rail service will continue to serve the public.

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Discover New York’s Museums with Don Wildman

Greetings, fellow travelers! Thanks for joining me on my sprawling journey to New York’s amazing collection of museums. I’ve embarked – with the generous help of New York By Rail and I Love New York – on a statewide odyssey to explore the astonishing depth and breadth of a distinctive collective community — New York’s museums, learning a few of the remarkable things they have to teach along the way.

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The 2017 NYS Maple Weekend is Here!

Maple Weekend is New York State’s celebration of the most delicious seasonal snacks around! From maple syrup, maple sugar, maple coated popcorn and nuts, and even maple drinks like vodka and sangria, there’s something for everybody to enjoy. And because there are hundreds of participating suppliers across the state, anyone can hop on an Amtrak train and be munching down sweets …

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New Niagara Falls Amtrak Station is Opening

Amtrak Moving to New Station in Niagara Falls Following the departure of the 6:50 a.m., 284 Amtrak train next Tuesday, trains rolling through the city of Niagara Falls will be arriving at a new Niagara Falls Amtrak station. Photo by James Neiss (Originally Published in the Niagara Gazette) On Dec. 6, the old Amtrak station on Willard Avenue in Niagara …

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