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Review of Amtraks Auto Train DVD

 5 of 5 (4)
Experience the Auto Train – one of the most unusual trains on the entire Amtrak system. Passengers on this train not only bring their luggage, they bring their personal vehicles! Traveling between the Washington D.C. suburb of Lorton, Virginia and Sanford, Florida, the Auto Train offers vacationers a comfortable alternative to a lengthy road trip.

In 1994, Pentrex explored the Auto Train's entire operation from loading to unloading. Watch as vehicles are placed aboard special carriers and see how this long train is assembled. Once underway, you'll ride with the crew aboard the lead locomotive and will learn what makes this special train so unique. You'll also view the train from trackside and will tour the interiors of many of the coaches in this consist. By the time the passengers are waking up and breakfasting in the full length domed dining car, the train has crossed into Florida and is sprinting toward Sanford. You'll see the train being separated and the vehicles unloaded

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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