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Old 01-06-14, 07:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Papa Tom View Post
Why can't they just provide one train each day with designated stops in, say, Philly, NYC, and Boston for passengers traveling with bicycles? To be realistic, how about limiting it to one cars-worth of bikes.

I think the response would be phenomenal, especially during the fair weather months.
What is the factual basis of your belief? You can today take a combination of SEPTA and NJT between Philly and NYC for probably about half of what Amtrak's lowest fare is? And there is already at least one train/day between Philly and NYC (don't know about Boston, but likely) with checked baggage service, which means you can take a bike.
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