Amtrak

[ am-trak ]
/ ˈæmˌtræk /

noun

a government-subsidized public corporation created by Congress in 1970 to operate a national intercity passenger railroad system through contracts with existing railroads.

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Origin of Amtrak

Am(erican) tra(vel on trac)k
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