National Train Day

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National Train Day in USA in 2023

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Dates of National Train Day
2024 USA Saturday, May 11thNational Train Day
2023 USA Saturday, May 13thNational Train Day
2022 USA Saturday, May 7thNational Train Day
2021 USA Saturday, May 8thNational Train Day
2020 USA Saturday, May 9thNational Train Day
Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Train Day

National Train Day is a holiday started by Amtrak in 2008 as a method to spread information to the general public about the advantages of railway travel and the history of trains in the United States. Saturday closest to May 10, the anniversary of the pounding of the Golden spike in Promontory, Utah, which marked the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the U.S.

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