Mind the gap between the trains

I love taking the Amtrak Acela Express between New York and Philly or Washington, DC. The entire experience is more relaxing. Most of the time. Today I got to experience the fun of moving between trains out on the tracks. It seems the pantograph on our train was damaged, preventing it from getting power from the overhead lines. So we sat on the track for about 30 minutes and then the train that was behind us pulled up along side and we migrated to the new one. Overall a pretty harmless delay, but certainly rather entertaining. Mind the gap.

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.