Encouraging travelers to “Get your Choo-Choo on and Celebrate National Train Day,” if you buy a ticket today for travel on Amtrak on May 10th, it’s a buy-one-get-one free. [Amtrak]

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  1. Lin-Z [linguist on duty] says:

    too bad it’s not a promo for tickets on any day you like. I’m planning a vacation and we’re taking the train. foiled again!

  2. humphrmi says:

    Amtrax?

  3. howie_in_az says:

    This sounds like it might be fun, but when searching for a station in Arizona, I got a 404:

    Not Found

    The requested URL /amtrak/StationSearchResults.jsp was not found on this server.
    IBM_HTTP_Server/6.0.2.11 Apache/2.0.47 (Unix) Server at stations.amtrak.com Port 80

    Managing a webserver is slightly easier than managing trains, so this does not bode well.

  4. grandzu says:

    It too bad the entire trip has to be that day, not just the start or end.

  5. Umisaurus says:

    This is actually perfect for me — we’re celebrating my birthday that day, and I wanted to ride the rails instead of driving. Thanks, Consumerist!

  6. jamar0303 says:

    Yeah… maybe if it was a little less limited more people would be buying. A valiant effort all the same.