Is there a smoking area on trains?
All Amtrak trains, Thruway buses and stations are entirely non-smoking.
No one may smoke anything in any area on trains, on Thruway services, in stations or in any other location where smoking is prohibited.
This includes: Electronic smoking devices, such as electronic cigarettes.
How do you smoke cigarettes on a train?
Smoking is banned aboard Amtrak trains, but it would be very difficult for them to police the use of electronic cigarettes and vapor pipes in restrooms and bedrooms. Most long distance Amtrak trains have extended stops a few times a day (20 minutes or so) on the overnight runs.
What happens if you smoke on a train?
It is against the law to smoke on any train, or at any station. You can be prosecuted and fined if you are caught. For the comfort of other passengers, we do not allow electronic cigarettes to be used at any of our stations or on any of our services.
Do Amtrak trains have a smoking car?
No, there are no smoking cars on Amtrak. Passengers are allowed time to get off and smoke at certain stops. But they have to stand a minimum distance from the train in order to smoke.