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Amtrak to start new fees for excessive baggage

Posted at 8:45 AM, Oct 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-05 11:45:20-04

Beginning Thursday, Amtrak will begin implementing a new fee for passengers who exceed baggage limits.

The train operator says it will charge passengers $20 if they exceed restrictions for carry-on and personal items.

Currently, customers are allowed to bring two personal items weighing up to 25 pounds and two carry-on bags weighing no more than 50 pounds. The fee would then apply to anything above those limits.