CHICAGO (CBS) — Amtrak’s trying its hand at Black Friday discounts to get more people to travel by train.
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“It’s our Black Friday-style sale for travel on most Amtrak routes throughout the national network,” he says.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Arrives Sunday
From now through Monday, people can get discounts of between 25% and 30% on many Amtrak routes for travel between next month and March.
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Abrams says this is the second year of “Track Friday,” which he says was a big hit last year.