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Amtrak & Bikes


I see that Amtrak limits the number of bikes to 4 per train. My group of 6 is planning a ride with bikes. Has anyone had experience with Amtrak being flexible with their rule/limit of 4 or will we have to end up making other arrangements?
posted Jan 28 2018 9:11PM - D, St louis

I don't believe there's any flexibility to be had. The bikes ride in a passenger car which has had seats removed to store the bikes. There is literally no room for more than 4.
posted Jan 29 2018 7:13AM - Anonymous

Yes the website says 4 bikes. I would try to make some emails and/or calls for a group ride. This is a issue that has been discussed but I need to reach out a little farther on.

I do feel for you as I have a group that just approached me about 8 bicycles on a trip.

Amtrak has been hauling a few baggage cars since the UP has reported the train hasn't been long enough to show up on their computer system. So there is plenty of room.
posted Jan 30 2018 6:56PM - Alex Pirnie, Lee's Summit

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