Amtrak’s Top 5, And Bottom 5, On-Time Train Routes


With gas prices still dizzyingly high, and seemingly unlikely to fall anytime soon, more and more travelers are turning to Amtrak.

The American rail system has seen a significant jump in traffic, up almost 14 percent since last July, and is on track to smash the previous record of 25.8 million passengers.

But Amtrak has long gotten flak for its delays, often caused by having to share routes with the freight train companies that own most of the tracks.

So which routes are notorious for delays and which ones will whisk you to your destination on time?

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