Contact Us

Amtrak Downeaster Reel Experience Winners [VIDEOS]

You Tube

One thing I like to do is ride the train, especially The Downeaster!  I love the service between Portland and Boston, and look forward to boarding at the new station in Freeport some day.

Today Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) announced the winners of The Reel Experience Video Challenge. Earlier this year, NNEPRA asked Amtrak Downeaster riders to videotape and/or photograph their Downeaster travel experience onboard and in the station communities to create a 2- to 2.5-minute video for a chance to win prizes.

A total of four prizes were awarded in four categories, they are:

Northbound Travel: “Reel Experience at Freeport” submitted by Brandon Aull of Saco.

Southbound Travel: “The Amtrak Rap” submitted by Matthew Peaco of Old Orchard Beach.

Student Category: “Business Boys on the Train” submitted by Timothy Hofmann of Portland.

People’s Choice Award: “Katie’s Reel Amtrak Downeaster Experience” submitted by Bradley Dubois of Portland.

“Selecting the winners was a very difficult decision, having received so many creative and exciting submissions from our riders. They were all great and we enjoyed each and every one,” said Natalie Allen, Marketing Director of NNEPRA. “We have spent years relaying the amenities of the Amtrak Downeaster and it has been very interesting to see what it important to our riders and how they travel on the Downeaster.”

Northbound Winner:

Southbound Winner:

Student Winner:

People Choice Winner:

The Amtrak Downeaster makes five round-trips daily between Portland, ME and Boston, MA serving  8 communities in between: Old Orchard Beach, Saco and Wells, Maine; Dover, Durham- UNH and Exeter, NH; Haverhill and Woburn, MA. In Fall 2012, the Amtrak Downeaster began  making two round-trips daily between Brunswick, ME and Boston, MA, which include stops in Freeport and all other Downeaster Stations.

More from I-95 FM

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://i95rocks.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on I-95 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on I-95 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!