Amtrak Informative - Check in times for baggage are not clear in ATL
ATLANTA, GEORGIA -- I traveled from Atlanta to North Carolina on the Crescent, and as I was traveling with my 2 kids I planned to check a suitcase and a car seat. Amtrak's website says to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure, I arrived an hour ahead. Just my luck bag check was closed for that train, so my stuff would depart 1 day after we did.
If you're checking bags in ATL get there extra early. I still have no idea when you are supposed to arrive if you plan to check bags.