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Since 1949 this Amtrak train has taken travelers on scenic rides between Roseville, IL and Oakland, CA.
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Our group of 4 couples arrived at the Sacramento Valley Station to "take one off our Living list" -- the Am track from Sacramento to Reno. We were not aware of the updates so we arrives 2 hours early only to face a 2.5 hour delay. Well, stuff happens. Finally on the train,
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We had a sleeper with our own toilet and bath and took the trip from Chicago to Sacramento. The views were fantastic and it was a great experience but the cost is quite expensive. The fare included food which was good. Here are some tips: Room: Bathroom too small a it’s as big
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This route, from Chicago to Emeryville Ca (San Francisco) is they most beautiful Amtrak route. You cross the Rockies and the Sierra Nevadas and experience breath taking scenery. Sleeping car accommodations were great as was the service by our car attendant. Excellent dining
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I rode on the Amtrak Cali Zephyr Jan 14-16 2020, between Chicago IL and Sacremento CA. I traveled solo and did the roomette option. Been riding trains on and off all my life, but never ventured far west. For time sake my review will be mostly statement-format. Roomette was
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Traveled from Denver to San Francisco. Fantastic trip. 33 hours. Sights were breathtaking. Food excellent. 3 meals a day. Included menu and choices. Comfortable with great areas for viewing the scenery from the comfort of the train. Service good. Sleeping car small but adequate.
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