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Kids Ride Free on Amtrak Auto Train This Summer

WASHINGTON, DC - Families can now take a ride on the Auto Train and bring the kids along for free. Beginning June 1, kids ages 2 to 15 travel for free on Amtrak’s non-stop train between Lorton, Va. and Sanford, Fla. Reservations may be made now through June 6.

With the Amtrak Kids Ride Free promotion on the Auto Train, which carries passengers and their automobiles, two children may travel for free with each full-fare paying adult. Amtrak’s Auto Train offers one daily departure in each direction, with non-stop service between Lorton, Va., near Washington, DC, and Sanford, Fla., near Orlando. The Auto Train is a great way for families to travel and avoid the hassles of the highway, but still have their car when they arrive at their destination. The Auto Train also carries motorcycles, trailers and small boats.

This offer is valid for sleeping car accommodations upon payment of a full accommodation charge. The Kids Ride Free offer is valid for travel between June 1 and September 30, 2008, some blackout dates and seat restrictions may apply.

To take advantage of the Kids Ride Free offer, visit or call 1-800-USA-RAIL and use the discount code H749. Reservations are required a minimum of seven days prior to travel and the discount is not valid in conjunction with any other discounts.

Amtrak provides intercity passenger rail services to more than 500 destinations in 46 states on a 21,000-mile route system. For schedules, fares and information, passengers may call 800-USA-RAIL or visit


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