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Pullman Rail Journeys

118 S Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60661-3628
+1 888-978-5563
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Dangerous, treacherous, frightening. Pullman trains are like putting lipstick on a pig.

We enjoy traveling. We've traveled by train several times in the past, via Amtrak. It's true what... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Jill S
everything we could have asked for

for one of our 80th birthdays, a journey was arranged involving me, my brother and my son and it... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2016
DOUGANDPOLLY
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9 Oct 2016
“Dangerous, treacherous, frightening. Pullman trains are like putting lipstick on a pig.”
20 Feb 2016
“everything we could have asked for”
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118 S Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60661-3628
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+1 888-978-5563

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We enjoy traveling. We've traveled by train several times in the past, via Amtrak. It's true what they say about train travel in the U.S. The railbeds are not great, but for the most part passable. But traveling on an old, archaic, Pullman train is...More

1  Thank Jill S
Reviewed 20 February 2016

for one of our 80th birthdays, a journey was arranged involving me, my brother and my son and it exceeded expectations in every way... accommodating check-in, crew which will do almost anything and the most extraordinary meals and drinks we ever have enjoyed at any...More

Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Our relationship with Pullman Rail Journeys began last February when we were booked in a Master Bedroom from Chicago to New Orleans, but as it was one of the coldest days of the season, the water in the car was frozen. However, we had space...More

3  Thank JDKulp
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

I've done a number of long distance train trips in various parts of the world and really enjoy the experiences. My wife found this trip and booked the northbound journey. We booked the Master Suite (go big or go home!). Information during the lead up...More

2  Thank Martino52
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Took Pullman Rail a couple years ago - nice experience. Tried to book again, never received a return call. Booked another trip and today I was told they cancelled the trip - offering nothing in return. I was informed they would place a notation in...More

2  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I have a review of the trip I took in 2014, and I don't want to work to try to take it down, but I was a little too critical. Basically, you have to decide if this is the train for you. It is not...More

4  Thank Oakparker300
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I went on the Pullman Rail Journey to New Orleans and, from the moment I boarded to the moment, I deboarded, the experience was memorable. All of the staff was wonderful and attentive. In fact, when I boarded, the Pullman Porter knew my name! That...More

5  Thank smartqt
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We originally booked a master bedroom. Pullman reservations called 24 hours before our trip and told us that due to mechanical issues, the master bedroom was not available. We opted not to reschedule. With only 24 hour notice we already had too much invested in...More

8  Thank satchel21
Reviewed 25 May 2015

The beautiful Dome car/Dining Car and sleeping car are dream to travel and dine in. Hauled behind the 1.45pm Amtrak service from New Orleans, but isolated from the amtrak customers on the train you are wined and dined in true style with every possible drink...More

2  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 16 May 2015

For us this was all about the restored sleeper cars and the train trip "experience" The train was very cool and it did have a retro feel. There was a review that said the Pullman Rail Journeys is a great concept poorly executed and I...More

4  Thank justvisitingkids
Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at Pullman Rail Journeys, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Pullman. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your trip. We continue to improve the equipment periodically and would love to hear what you saw, specifically, that you believe needs attention.We are committed to providing a best-in-class service...More

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Does this Pullman rail journey make any stops along the way ? Does the train pass through Memphis?
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unfortunately, Pullman Rail Journeys suspended trips between Chicago and New Orleans at the beginning of this year... It did stop at Memphis, but not to take on or discharge passengers... Fare, fairly high, applied only to... More
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