February 27, 2023 - KLTV.com (video) -
GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - As the country continues to recover from the pandemic period that stalled almost every business, East Texans are traveling again, and many are returning to the rails.
Coming through Longview twice a day, Amtrak’s ‘Texas Eagle’ continues to be a reliable alternative of travel for many.
“No speed traps to worry about, gasoline or vehicle breaking down or anything like that,” said one rider.
With connecting rails all over the country, train travel is often cheaper than flying, in part because you can generally take more with you before paying extra baggage fees.