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Jim Loomis

Jim Loomis is a writer whose columns on train travel have appeared in publications such as the Dallas Morning News, the Columbus Dispatch, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and International Living and Family Motorcoaching magazines. He is a member of both the Society of American Travel Writers and the North American Travel Journalists Association. Jim is also a member of the National Association of Railroad Passengers and serves on the organization's board of directors.
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By Jim Loomis
Trade Paper Price 19.95

Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Published Jan 2015

Written both for veteran train travelers and those considering their first rail journey, this guide book will make any trip smoother and more enjoyable with its insightful travel trips and lots of information about how railroads operate. The author explains how individual trains are operated and offers tips on booking trips, finding the lowest fares, packing for an overnight trip, what to do on board, and whom to tip and how much. This revised fourth edition includes a new chapter about eight major railway stations, and is updated throughout with new information and photographs. It discusses Amtrak’s new locomotives and Viewliner sleeping cars, changes in rules regarding pets and bicycles on American trains, and much, much more, making it the ultimate guide to American train travel and its unique history and culture.