Courtesy Fan Railer via Wikipedia

Amtrak Communities on Facebook

There are many train-related communities on Facebook, but here is a short list of communities about Amtrak and its routes. Please let us know of any additions or changes.

Note: if you don’t want to receive notifications from any group, click on the Notifications button in the bottom corner of the photo at the top of the group page, then select Off.

General groups

Groups related to specific trains

Amtrak’s Adirondack/Ethan Allen Express

Amtrak Auto Train

Amtrak California Zephyr:

Amtrak’s Capitol Limited

Amtrak’s Cardinal and Hoosier State

Amtrak Cascades

Amtrak’s Coast Starlight

Amtrak Downeaster (official page)

Amtrak’s Empire Builder

Amtrak Heartland Flyer:

Amtrak Hiawatha (no posts since 2012)

Amtrak’s Cardinal and Hoosier State

Hoosiers for the Hoosier State

Amtrak’s Illinois Zephyr/Carl Sandburg

Amtrak’s Midwest Corridors (Illinois Zephyr / Illini / Saluki / Carl Sandburg / Lincoln Service)

Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited:

Amtrak Michigan Services: Pere Marquette (official page)

Amtrak Northeast Corridor Railfans

Amtrak Pennsylvanian

Amtrak Silver Star & Silver Meteor (and Palmetto)

Amtrak Southwest Chief

Friends of Sunset Limited to Florida

Amtrak Surfliners

Amtrak’s Texas Eagle

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Virginia (official page for Richmond, Lynchburg, Norfolk and Newport News services)

Trains with no groups

The following trains appear to have no dedicated groups, although they are often covered by the general groups listed above. If anyone would be interested in moderating a group for one of these trains, please let us know.

Capitol Corridor
Carolinian/Piedmont
City of New Orleans
Crescent
Empire Service/Maple Leaf
Missouri River Runner
San Joaquins
Wolverine/Blue Water

Advocacy organizations

National Association of Railroad Passengers

NARP Southeast Region

NARP Northwest Region

Also see NARP’s list of state organizations

AZ: Arizona Rail Passenger Association (no posts since 2011)

CA: RailPAC

CO: ColoRail

CT:  Tri State Transportation Campaign

DE: Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers

FL: Amtrak/FEC Corridor Coalition – Passenger Rail in Florida and Florida For High Speed Rail

IA: Iowa Association of Railroad Passengers

KS: Passenger Rail Kansas,  Friends of the Northern Flyer Alliance and Oklahoma Texas Missouri Kansas Passenger Rail

LA: Louisiana Association of Rail Passengers

ME: Train Riders/Northeast

MI: Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers

NC: Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

NH: New Hampshire Railroad Revitalization Association

NJ: New Jersey Association of Railroad Passengers, Lackawanna Coalition Transit Advocates , Tri State Transportation Campaign, and Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers

NM: Southwest Chief Coalition

NY: Empire State Passengers Association, Tri State Transportation Campaign

OH: All Aboard Ohio

OK: Friends of the Northern Flyer Alliance and Oklahoma Texas Missouri Kansas Passenger Rail

OR: Aorta – Association of Oregon Rail and Transit Advocates

PA: Keystone Association of Railroad PassengersWestern Pennsylvanians for Passenger Rail and Delaware Valley Association of Rail Passengers

SC: Carolinas Association for Passenger Trains

TN: TARP

TX: TxARP, Texas Rail AdvocatesFriends of the Northern Flyer Alliance and Oklahoma Texas Missouri Kansas Passenger Rail

VT: Vermont Rail Action Network

WA: All Aboard Washington

WV: Friends of the Cardinal Train in WV

Photo Courtesy Fan Railer via Wikipedia. ACS-64 600 leads Northeast Regional train 186 through Wilmington Station on a rainy May 16th, 2014. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ACS-64_600_Wilmington_DE_Train_186.jpg

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