Morgan Dean speaks with ‘Auto-Train’ author Doug Riddell

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Christmas will be here before you know it, and 8News has the perfect idea for the train lover on your list.

The new book “Auto-Train” chronicles the history of the auto train.

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Retired Amtrak Locomotive Engineer Doug Riddel wrote the book and came to 8News studios to talk about his work.

On Saturday, November 5, Riddel will have a book signing from noon to 5 p.m. at the Bell Book and Candle store. The event will coincide with Ashland Train Day.

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