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Amtrak

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Dave D wrote a review Jul 2020
Newton, Massachusetts1,879 contributions1,237 helpful votes
First time taking Amtrak to visit my folks, and loved it. I got on at Back Bay Station in Boston and took the train to Syracuse. The train stops in Albany to meet up with the NYC train and connect the two. This gives the rider about an hour or so to get off the train and stretch your legs. Plenty of legroom onboard in Coach and the seats are very comfortable. Each seat reclines and has a footrest that flips up and there is another footrest that folds down in front of you. Loved the ride, great service and so easy to get to Syracuse. I could see using Amtrak again to visit my folks!
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Terri H wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions7 helpful votes
Best way to get to the city from upstate . Can travel freighter Albany or. Utica . Only problem no late train fr nyv C to Utica
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Date of experience: September 2019
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familyhunter77 wrote a review Feb 2020
ny47 contributions15 helpful votes
Took a trip to penn station. Train was fully booked but plenty of room to store a suitcase and a comfortable ride. If traveling from west to east best side is the right to get nice views.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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jpd318453 wrote a review Nov 2019
Wynantskill, New York4 contributions1 helpful vote
We took the Empire (1st time in a train in over 40+ years for me) and had an enjoyable relaxing ride from Albany to NYC and back. Everything was clean and quiet and on time. I've always driven in the past, but now its nice to know I have options. Will definitely use Amtrak again!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Michael K wrote a review Oct 2019
Sharon Springs20 contributions25 helpful votes
Well it seems that AMTRAK thought but upgrading it seats in the Albany run it would be better...hardly. These are the most uncomfortable cheap seats as if taken out of a 1970s cars. Oversized no armrests between the seats. I travel alot by train around the world and AMTRAK continues to be at the bottom of the list in terms of comfort service and price.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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