Riding on the City of New Orleans

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Riding on the City of New Orleans

Riding on the City of New Orleans

Jeremy and Ashley share a common interest with their nephew's Nathan and Matthew, a love of trains. Jeremy and Ashley have been talking about taking the Illinois Central from Chicago to New Orleans since when they first started dating. They have not yet had a chance to take this trip together.

The City of New Orleans is a nightly passenger train operated by Amtrak that travels 934 miles (1,503 km) between Chicago, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana. Before Amtrak's formation in 1971, the train was operated by the Illinois Central Railroad along the same route.

"City of New Orleans" is a folk music song written and first performed by Steve Goodman in 1970 and subsequently recorded by Arlo Guthrie in 1972 and many other artists, notably Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, John Denver (with slightly different lyrics), Judy Collins, and Jerry Reed. The song lyrics trace the trail of the train route. Ashley and Jeremy really like the Willie Nelson version.

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