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Empire Builder Jesse Russell

Empire Builder

Jesse Russell

Published January 18th 2012
ISBN : 9785510773552
Paperback
102 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Empire Builder is a passenger train route operated by Amtrak in the Midwestern and Northwestern United States. It is Amtraks busiest long-distance route and busiest daily train, carrying more thanMoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Empire Builder is a passenger train route operated by Amtrak in the Midwestern and Northwestern United States. It is Amtraks busiest long-distance route and busiest daily train, carrying more than 500,000 travelers annually since 2007. Overall, it is the railroads 10th-busiest line. Before Amtrak, the Empire Builder was the flagship train of the Great Northern Railway. The current route runs from Chicago, Illinois, to the Pacific Northwest. The line splits in Spokane, Washington, terminating at Seattle, Washingtons King Street Station (2,206 miles, or 3,550 km from Chicago) in the north and Portland, Oregons Union Station (2,257 miles, or 3,632 km from Chicago) in the south.