What do Samuel Beckett and Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited have in common?

The Amtrak passenger train has been notoriously late. It has left riders waiting for hours (or, in my case, nearly a day). Is it possible Samuel Beckett was a time traveler and he recently popped in to take (or, more appropriately, wait for) the Lake Shore Limited?

Perhaps that's what inspired him to write "Waiting for Godot," an angst-inducing play of two insipid dolts painfully waiting for a fellow who goes by the name of "Godot." 

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