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Amtrak's conductors have stepped into the present with hand-held scanners. Now how about e-tickets for passengers?

Amtrak, the government-owned corporation that oversees the nation’s railroad train services, has been training conductors since November to use the Apple handset as an electronic ticket scanner on a few routes, including from Boston to Portland, Me., and San Jose, Calif., to Sacramento.

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