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Review of Amtrak Connecting America By Rail DVD

Trains magazine presents Amtrak: Connecting America By Rail. This all-new DVD takes you on a tour of the nation's largest provider of passenger rail transportation. Aboard Amtrak trains, passengers escape the hassles of driving and come to connect with "Real America", via routes threading through some of the nation's most amazing coastal scenery, expansive wilderness, pristine national parks, bustling big cities, and charming small towns too.

You'll explore the entirety of the current Amtrak service network, which spans from coast to coast, and border to border. From both trackside and onboard perspectives, you'll see and survey the trains that many ride for both practical purposes and pure enjoyment! Along the way you'll learn about Amtrak's intriguing origin story, its on-going challenges, and insights on what's yet to come.

Plus, you'll also find nearly 20 minutes of Trains.com Video bonus footage included on this DVD. From securing station lounge access to tips for wo

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.
Good.
Excellent!

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Fair.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
Yes
Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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