Vacations By Rail to Participate in Amtrak’s Fifth Annual National Train Day Celebration

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Chicago-based specialty travel company to exhibit at the live event at Chicago’s Union Station as well as conduct an online celebration featuring streaming video, podcasts, train trivia, and the opportunity to win a rail vacation to the Grand Canyon.

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Vacations By Rail, a Chicago-based specialty travel company selling train vacations to destinations around the world, will participate in Amtrak’s fifth annual National Train Day celebration this Saturday, May 12, 2012, with online and in-person activities.

National Train Day celebrates the country’s love for trains dating back 143 years to the creation of the United States’ first transcontinental railroad. Join Vacations By Rail’s online celebration at and enjoy video programming from award-winning producer Richard Luckin, learn about the country’s most popular rail routes through podcasts with leading rail experts, and take a train trivia challenge for the chance to win a rail vacation for two to the Grand Canyon.

Additional prizes can be earned by sharing photos from a National Train Day celebration across the country or other assorted railroad and train travel pictures on Vacations By Rail’s Facebook page or on Twitter using #NTD2012.

Visit Vacations By Rail’s booth at the National Train Day celebration in Chicago, taking place at Union Station this Saturday from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, and discover firsthand the company’s comprehensive collection of rail vacations throughout North America, Europe, and beyond.

For more information about Vacations By Rail’s independent, escorted, and luxury rail vacations, visit or call 877-929-7245.

About Vacations by Rail:
Vacations By Rail is the leading seller of rail travel and tours in North America and the trusted authority on rail vacations. Travelers can choose from the largest selection of independent rail vacations, escorted rail tours, and luxury rail journeys around the world. Vacations By Rail also provides virtually every European rail pass and ticket to meet customers’ European travel needs. For more information on Vacations By Rail and the company’s products, visit or call 1-877-929-7245.


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