Steady growth and the future vision for Washington Union Station remains in the forefront as the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), Amtrak, Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation (AAC), and the Federal City Council come together to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the station’s grand reopening.
Amtrak is introducing an innovative way to see where trains are and when they are expected to arrive, including information on stations nation-wide, all through a new interactive train locator map built on the easy-to-use, familiar Google Maps interface.
The Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific Railroad are performing the last of three phases of 2013 upgrades to Illinois’ signature high-speed route, Chicago-St. Louis, for future 110 mph operation of Amtrak Lincoln Service trains.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation and Amtrak announced today an agreement to continue operating the Piedmont and Carolinian trains beyond Oct. 1, 2013.
The second of three Michigan track improvement phases for the 2013 construction season begins between Jackson and Battle Creek on Sept. 30
Powered by a custom-painted locomotive that pays tribute to America’s veterans, and showcasing the past, present and future of America’s Railroad®, the Amtrak Exhibit Train will stop at the Gettysburg and Northern Scenic Depot this weekend (Sept. 28-29).
Amtrak announces a three-day sale on select destinations on its popular Northeast Regional train service. Passengers can take advantage of low one-way rail fares for travel between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., Baltimore or Boston
Amtrak Chairman Tony Coscia, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Jerrold Nadler today announced a critical first step towards preserving a right-of-way for new rail tunnels under the Hudson River designed to withstand future flooding, with the start of construction of an 800-foot concrete casing at the Hudson Yards facility in the heart of Manhattan.
The Union Pacific Railroad (UP) route used daily by the Amtrak California Zephyr is closed for repairs west of Denver through early October, following recent heavy rains and flooding. As a result, Amtrak will use an alternate route between Denver and Salt Lake City, effective Friday, Sept. 20, and until further notice.