How do I track my Amtrak train?

Visit Our Website. You can always visit to learn the real-time status of a train. Click “Train Status” on the top bar of the homepage and enter a few key pieces of information to learn when a train will be arriving.

Is Amtrak Sunset Limited still running?

The Sunset Limited is an Amtrak passenger train that for most of its history has run between New Orleans and Los Angeles, over the nation’s second transcontinental route….Sunset Limited.

First service 1894
Current operator(s) Amtrak
Former operator(s) Southern Pacific (1894–1971)
Annual ridership 57,562 (FY21) −38.0%

Can you track where trains are?

The train location tracking map on gives you train statuses, estimates of arrival times and even station information for every Amtrak train across the entire Amtrak system. That means the map covers coast to coast movements, 365 days a year and can be accessed 24 hours a day with just the click of a mouse.

Where does Amtrak Sunset Limited go?

Travel between Louisiana and California along our southern-most route.

What happened to the Sunset Limited?

On October 9, 1995, the Amtrak Sunset Limited passenger train derailed in the Arizona desert over 50 miles from Phoenix. Nearly 100 passengers were injured and one Amtrak employee was killed.

What is the difference between the Texas Eagle and the Sunset Limited?

The Texas Eagle and the Sunset Limited are the same train west of San Antonio where they connect to form one train. East of there, the Texas Eagle goes to Chicago and the Sunset Limited goes to New Orleans. You will not have to switch trains if you are riding the Sunset Limited.

What is the difference between Texas Eagle and Sunset Limited?

Is the Sunset Limited a Superliner?

Sunset Limited Amtrak trains travel between New Orleans and Los Angeles three times a week with stops in Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Two levels tall, the trains use Superliner rail cars and have a sightseer lounge available to all passengers.

Does the Sunset Limited have WiFi?

There is no WiFi on the Texas Eagle nor the Sunset Limited. Cell coverage on the TE is acceptable most of the trip, but on the SL west of San Antonio there are areas of no coverage.

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Is Amtrak a good train?

Train service will not be determined by bus ridership In 2019, Amtrak provided 1.5 million bus rides, with most bus passengers making connections with Amtrak trains.” This is very good news. It provides access to communities served by Amtrak

Does Amtrak run on time?

The national on-time performance (OTP) average for Amtrak is about 70-75%. Each trains OTP varies, mostly in part to the host railroad it runs over. The earliest a train can arrive is about 15-30 minutes ahead of schedule. That rarely happens and a train can not leave a station early.

What is the future of Amtrak?

20th Century Rider. Based on your past experiences and understanding of what is going on in the world today,where do you think Amtrak will be 2 or 3 years

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  • What is the Amtrak phone number?

    Amtrak / 1-800-USA-RAIL 1-800-USA-RAIL This is the main customer service phone number for Amtrak –1-800-872-7245. At this number, you can speak to an automated agent to plan parts of your trip, or check on the status of a train.