NY Times believes Amtrak dining cars have merit

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NY Times believes Amtrak dining cars have merit
Posted by blue streak 1 on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:33 PM
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Posted by BaltACD on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:03 PM

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Article seems to support dining cars as a way to bring the country closer.


The caption to the lead picture seems to be wrong - 'Travelers taking a smoke break' - I don't see anyone smoking.  Secondly from their dress it would appear to be a group of Menonites stretching their legs duing a station stop.


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Posted by Deggesty on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 1:21 PM

Please re-read the caption--it is "Travelers during a smoke break aboard the Empire Builder in Stanley, North Dakota. " Yes, they look like Mennonites; the smokers are probably a proper distance away from the door.

I have stepped off during the smoke break in Ottumwa--and avoided the smoke from the smokers.


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Posted by runnerdude48 on Thursday, November 30, 2017 4:16 PM

I think the title of this post is misleading.  The NY Times doesn't believe Amtrak dining cars have merit, the writer of the article seems to think so. 

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