(Image credit: Steve Weinik/City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program)

Train rides "can provide a deeper engagement with the diverse landscape," says Amtrak Vice President Stephen Gardner. The company is partnering with the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program to add interest along the tracks. The temporary public artwork by German artist Katharina Grosse encompasses 7 sites north of 30th Street station.

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