Friday, October 7, 2011

The Train 'Silver Meteor'

Seaboard Railway's Silver Meteor

Fastest and Finest
... and only  streamlined, stainless-steel coach service between Eastern cities and both coasts of Florida is provided by Seaboard Railway's Silver Meteor.  The train offers the utmost in coach luxury at lowest fares.


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The Silver Meteor is a 1389-mile (2235 km) passenger train route operated by Amtrak in the Silver Service brand, running from New York City, New York south to Miami, Florida, Florida.

During fiscal year 2010, it carried a total of 352,286 passengers, a 6.5% increase over 2009's total of 330,734 passengers.

The name "Silver Meteor" was the winning entry of a young African American named James Harvey Talley from La Crosse, Virginia.

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