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Amtrak's Solar Eclipse Express sells out fast: report

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The train's route will take it to where the Aug. 21 eclipse will be at its peak.
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Fieldtripmom by Alma RT @AmtrakMM: Thanks to a team effort with @IDOT_Illinois and @CNRailway, we're happy to announce the @Amtrak "Eclipse Express." https://t.… 3 days ago

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Louie LeGoes II RT @MorningExp: .@Amtrak says it's has sold out the "solar eclipse train" https://t.co/82N8tEaGvF 4 days ago

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Terry Essence RT @MorningExp: .@Amtrak says it's has sold out the "solar eclipse train" https://t.co/82N8tEaGvF 4 days ago

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Austin Louis RT @MorningExp: .@Amtrak says it's has sold out the "solar eclipse train" https://t.co/82N8tEaGvF 4 days ago

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Morning Express .@Amtrak says it's has sold out the "solar eclipse train" https://t.co/82N8tEaGvF 4 days ago

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Scott McGrew Based on my experience with Amtrak, everyone taking the Eclipse Express is going to miss the eclipse. https://t.co/7UoPEHenla 4 days ago

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