For anyone who really doesn’t like flying as a wheelchair-user (it can be pretty bad, especially when the baggage handlers break your chair), taking an accessible train is a fantastic alternative. Tickets cost about the same, sometimes even cheaper, and some stretches of tracks even let the trains go as fast as 150 mph.
And the best part of riding a train – you don’t have to leave your wheelchair in the care of untrained monkeys a.k.a. baggage handlers. Win infinity. Read on for three awesome videos dedicated to the impressiveness of Amtrak accessible trains. Read this entry