RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - With the A-10 Tournament in New York City this, Amtrak has a special VCU RamCar for fans to use to get to the game.
Amtrak says the passenger train car - dubbed the RamCar - will “be filled exclusively with VCU fans and school spirit to cheer them on to the big tournament.”
The train will depart Amtrak’s Staples Mill Station at 8:25 a.m. Thursday as part of Amtrak’s Northeast Regional Train service.
A RamCar pep rally will take place at 7:30 a.m. and includes the VCU Peppas band and cheerleaders. Rodney the Ram will accompany travelers.
As an added bonus, travelers can use Lyft to get 50 percent off on their ride to and from the train station, as well as 30 percent off five rides in New York City from March 14-18 with code RAMCAR19.
VCU enter’s the A-10 Tournament as the No. 1 seed after beating George Mason on Tuesday night.