Ride the Amtrak Great Dome Car
Experience panoramic views of the scenic villages, coastline, marshes, streams and landscapes from Amtrak’s Great Dome Car. This vintage car was built in 1955 and features an upper level with windows on all sides (including the roof).
Dome Car seats are available at no extra cost, but available on a first-come, first-served basis. Passengers are encouraged to rotate in and out of the Dome Car to allow all passengers the ability to enjoy this unique experience.
* The Great Dome Car is available on the following Downeaster trains between August 11 and September 9, 2018*:
M-F Weekday Train #680, #681, #686, #687
Saturday Trains #690, #691, #698, #699
Sunday Trains #692, #693, #696, #697
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Although the Dome Car will remain in operation on the Downeaster through September 23rd, a number of construction project are currently scheduled which will result in service interruption in various locations throughout September. The schedule for this time period including Dome Car availability is under development and will be posted as soon as it is available.