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    Train to Colorado

    Can somebody on the California Zypher heading to CU tell me why it is now 4 hours late getting to Omaha?

    I mean at least there are places to grab a beer while waiting but seriously what happened?


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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Umm.... you took Amtrak. Last time I had an experience with Amtrak, I waited for my in-laws to get in for an 11 train, waited, waited, got drunk, watched NC game, got drunk, got sober, slept, got soberer, got into a fight with the Amtrak personnel and security, slept, picked up my in-laws 26 hours late. Alll while my wife and bro in law were at Beaver Creek. Best son in law ever award!!! Just sayin, you should make it for game time....



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    That is the only reason I took the train...pretty sure I'll make the game. Also why we left Thursday instead of Friday.

    Last (only other) time I took Amtrak I didn't have this issue, but it was also only a three hour trip


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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Can somebody on the California Zypher heading to CU tell me why it is now 4 hours late getting to Omaha?

    I mean at least there are places to grab a beer while waiting but seriously what happened?
    Who knows. I've taken the train many times; and they have always made up time in rural areas during the night. Presuming that the train arrives shortly, prepare for a really, really fast ride...LOL!



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Well we finally got picked up, finally on our way


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    Re: Train to Colorado

    last time i rode the train, two dudes made out in seat behind me for at least 2 hours...gross



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by ameshammer View Post
    last time i rode the train, two dudes made out in seat behind me for at least 2 hours...gross
    Sorry about that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Sorry about that.
    Oh GC, you've done it again. And by "done it", I mean made me laugh at something that I feel awkward about the whole time. Well done.



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    4 hours late for Amtrak is not bad at all...



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Sorry about that.
    Outstanding! As always!



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    4 hours late for Amtrak is not bad at all...
    That's what I was thinking.



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Well we finally got picked up, finally on our way
    4 AM timestamp? That's brutal.



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Amtrak is your government at work!! Just like the Post Office, Social Security, Medicare/aide, etc.



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    Can somebody on the California Zypher heading to CU tell me why it is now 4 hours late getting to Omaha?

    It's Amtrak. Next question.



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    Re: Train to Colorado

    Last time I took the train it was late because it caught fire in Albuquerque before arriving to Denver.


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