The California Zephyr – Amtrak's most scenic route from Chicago to San Francisco



Howdy folks,
Here’s the review of the Amtrak California Zephyr. The most stunning route of the Amtrak network.
Also it is my longest video ever made on Simply Railway.

Enjoy 🙂

– TRIP INFORMATION –
RECORDED IN JUNE 2021
Railroad company: Amtrak
Train type : P42s and Superliner
From : Chicago, IL to Emeryville, CA (San Francisco)
Time : 52hours
Price : $1100 – 928€ (for two passengers)

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Thumbnail credit : Bruce Schwierske, his Flickr Page : https://www.flickr.com/photos/57754401@N03/

00:00 : Chicago Union Station
3:24 : Leaving Chicago
4:50 : Roomette Review
7:27 : Day 1 in the Great Plains
12:30 : Waking up in Colorado
13:25 : Denver
16:57 : Ascenscion of the Rockies
23:26 : Colorado Canyons
32:08 : Bookcliffs of Utah
35:00 : Great Salt Lake area
36:00 : Day 3 in Nevada
37:35 : Walkthrough of the train
42:08 : Climbing of the Sierras
45:18 : Donner Pass
47:18 : Sacramento Valley
50:29 : Bay Area

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