Joe Biden says he will leave Washington by train on Jan. 20
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Outgoing Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBiden: Trump family separation policy could make the US a pariah Elizabeth Warren can unify Democrats and take back the White House Giuliani doubles down on Biden comments: 'I meant that he’s dumb' MORE will resume a long-held personal ritual when he leaves Washington for his home state of Delaware after President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP lawmakers preparing to vote on bill allowing migrant children to be detained longer than 20 days: report Wasserman Schultz: Infants separated from their parents are in Florida immigrant shelters Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics laws MORE's inauguration on Jan. 20: taking the train.

“Jan 20, Jill and I will head home to Delaware the same way I have for 44 years: by train,” Biden tweeted Tuesday.  

“Serving this country has been our greatest honor,” he added.

Biden, who served as a senator for 36 years prior to becoming President Obama’s vice president, earned the nickname “Amtrak Joe” for his daily commutes between Washington and his home in Wilmington, Del.

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That tradition went by the wayside in recent years, when Biden and his wife moved into the vice presidential residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington.  

Biden last week revealed that he will work on foreign policy issues at the University of Pennsylvania and would continue his cancer “moonshot” initiative through a new organization, the Biden Trust.