The Pennsylvanian, moments after arriving at Pittsburgh’s Penn Station. It rolled in 20 minutes ahead of schedule. The Amtrak route’s on time performance is 91.7%.
Gloria Skillings arrived at Pittsburgh’s Penn Station from Philadelphia on a recent August evening. She opted to take the train for the scenic value and because it’s less hassle than flying.
Still, Skillings laments Pittsburgh’s Amtrak service, “It’s limited.”
She’s right. Only one train per day departs from Pittsburgh and services Harrisburg, Philadelphia, New York City, and places in between. Likewise for travellers coming from NYC. They get one shot at getting to Pittsburgh on… Read the rest