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Coast Starlight


Train Ride From LA to San Francisco on Amtrak-Coast Starlight


Tour of Amtrak's Coast Starlight


Amtrak's Coast Starlight: Los Angeles to Seattle


Riding Amtrak's Coast Starlight, Los Angeles To Santa Barbara


Amtrak Coast Starlight, in a Sleeper Car Bedroom

The Coast Starlight is a passenger train operated by Amtrak on the West Coast of the United States. It runs from Seattle, Washington, to Los Angeles, California, via the San Francisco Bay Area. The train was the first to offer direct service between the two cities. Its name is a combination of two Southern Pacific Railroad trains, the Coast Daylight and the Starlight. The train has operated continuously since Amtrak's formation in 1971. Unique among Amtrak's long-distance trains, up until February 2018 the train featured a Hi-Level lounge for sleeping car passengers named the "Pacific Parlour Car."
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