Amtrak Downeaster - Dome Car

Ride The Amtrak Great Dome Car

Ride the Downeaster* between August 19 and September 24, 2017 and experience panoramic views of the scenic villages, coastline, marshes, streams and landscapes from Amtrak‚Äôs Great Dome Car. This vintage car was built in 1955 and features an upper level with windows on all sides (including the roof). 

Dome Car seats are available at no extra cost when you purchase a ticket on a Downeaster Dome Car train.  Access to the Dome Care is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Passengers are encouraged to rotate in and out of the Dome Car to allow all passengers the ability to enjoy this unique experience.   We've even put together quick and fun day trip ideas from each Downeaster Station (see below). 

* The Great Dome Car is available on the following Downeaster trains*:

Monday-Friday Weekday Train #682, #683, #688, #689

Saturday Trains #692, #693, #696, #697

Sunday Trains #690, #691, #698, #699


Check out these great Downeaseter Dome Day Trip Ideas from the Downeaster Station nearest to you:

Brunswick, Maine

Freeport, Maine

Portland, Maine

Old Orchard Beach, Maine

Saco, Maine

Wells, Maine

Dover, New Hampshire

Durham-UNH, New Hampshire

Exeter, New Hampshire

Haverhill, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts