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7 stops Amtrak doesn't make

Santa Fe Railway New Mexico

New Mexico Rail Runner, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photo: © Mark Bofinger | Flickr

How far can Amtrak get you? Not as far you might expect. Luckily, you can stay on track with regional railroads that go beyond the end of the line

With hundreds of Amtrak train stations scattered across the USA you might conclude that there's bound to be an Amtrak train going your way. You might be wrong. While America's national railroad does extend from coast to coast the train network suffers from a few surprising omissions. Luckily, in many cases, you can stay on track with regional railroads that go beyond the end of the line. Among the best-known destinations not on any Amtrak train route, these seven stand out.

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