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Amtrak brings back 1955 dome car to Downeaster train


Amtrak is bringing back a domed rail car that offers panoramic views for riders of the Downeaster.

The Downeaster will begin four daily trips starting Saturday using the “Amtrak Great Dome rail car.” The rail car features an upper level with windows on all sides.

Riders will have views of the coastline, marshes and streams along the Downeaster route. The car was also used on the Downeaster line one year ago, in August and September 2016.  Read the Full Article