Amtrak Train Days are coming!!

amtrak2Photo Credit: Amtrak


Looking for something fun to do that the whole family can enjoy? See the trains! Amtrak Tour and Exhibit Locations have just been announced.

Amtrak is partnering with NOOK by Barnes & Noble, Chuggington and others at select Amtrak Train Days (ATD) events taking place across the country this spring, summer and fall. These celebrations are occurring in more than twenty locations with the official kick-off event at Chicago Union Station on May 9, 2015.

ATD events will feature various components of the Amtrak experience at each location (a dedicated tour of the Amtrak Exhibit Train in select markets, interactive displays, excursion trains and tours). ATD tour and Amtrak Exhibit Train stops through June include:

 Amtrak Dates

Orange County Families – Railroad Days are coming to Fullerton May 2-3.


The Amtrak and NOOK by Barnes & Noble partnership will create an enhanced travel experience by leveraging expert booksellers to curate a collection of free eBooks and e-magazines for Amtrak passengers – perfect for enjoying a comfortable train ride. Passengers will be thrilled to access bestselling titles from top publishers that have been customized to appeal to every reading preference, including classics, romances, mysteries, thrillers, children’s and business titles. To get ready for the Amtrak and NOOK promotion, you can install the free NOOK reading app today on your Android or iOS device by visiting

Chuggington, the sponsor of The Chuggington Kids Depot and Chuggington Live (at our Chicago kick-off event) joins Amtrak with train-themed kids’ activities based on the popular children’s animated television series, Chuggington, on Disney Junior.  Other partners include Operation Lifesaver, Amtrak Vacations and local and state partner affiliates.

This year, Amtrak is expanding its community program from multiple events on a single day to individual events over the course of the spring, summer and fall. Amtrak Train Days will focus on reaching current and new audiences across America to reinforce the importance, benefits and value of passenger train travel.

Communities from across the nation are invited to join in the celebration of passenger train travel by hosting their own ATD events during 2015. To register an event, find additional tour stops or for more information about ATD, visit

Amtrak Train Days 2015 Sweepstakes is running from May 9 –November 30.  One Grand Prize winner will win a trip for four people courtesy of Amtrak Vacations, one Chuggington Prize Pack and a Walthers Model Train Set. Winners will be chosen on December 1, 2015.

Abbreviated Rules:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes end at 11:59 p.m. on 11/30/15. Open to legal residents of the 48 Contiguous U.S. and D.C.  See full Official Rules (available after 5/1/15) at for additional eligibility restrictions, full details & prize limitations.  Sponsored by The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, commonly known as Amtrak, 60 Massachusetts Avenue, N.E., Washington DC 20002. Void in AK and HI and where prohibited.

amtrak1Photo Credit: Amtrak

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