Ride The Texas Eagle, Get A Free Audio Tour

SAN ANTONIO (August 24, 2012)--A new interpretive tour of the Amtrak Texas Eagle line, which includes stops in McGregor and Temple, allows riders to listen to a history of the route as they travel.

The podcast announced Friday as a project involving Amtrak, the National Park Service and Texas A&M University featuring the 1,300-mile route is available free and can be downloaded before boarding.

The information highlights more than 100 points of interest on the route between Chicago and San Antonio ranging from Illinois farmland to the Chisholm Trail of Central Texas.

The topics were researched and written by National Park Service, along with A&M students and faculty.


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