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Anonymous from Pittsburgh on 10/1/2019 9:21:45 PM:
Once we make the trip from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. on the GAP and then the C&O we would like to take a train to Philadelphia. Is there a train that will accept us and our bikes?

 
Rivnuts from Homestead,PA on 10/1/2019 10:20:12 PM:
I don’t have first hand knowledge but road this week with a chap from Philly who said he was taking the train with his bike to Philly from DC.

 
Roadrider on 10/2/2019 9:53:05 AM:
There are four trains that have baggage cars that handle bikes between WAS and PHL during the week. Please go to Amtrak website and become familiar with making trial reservations for trains between WAS and PHL. Look for the bicycle and baggage symbols among the many listed trains. You will need a reservation for yourself and the bicycle. You will have to roll your bike to the baggage car and pick it up. Train 56 Vermonter *Recommended as it originates in WAS Train 80 Carolinian Train 90 Palmetto Train 66 Northeast Regional

 
Kimo Goree from Bronx, NY on 10/3/2019 9:14:14 AM:
Good news from Amtrak this week! The Pennsylvanian now allows bike roll on without boxing the bike. Service available at: Pittsburgh Altoona Johnstown Harrisburg Lancaster Philadelphia Newark and NY Penn. When you book your seat you will see the Bicycle logo and you pay 20 USD. I'll be taking the train with touring bike from NYP to Pittsburgh tomorrow and riding the ACA Chicago to NYC alternative. Kimo Goree lgoree@gmail.com