Amtrak has a limited number of seats still available on Northeast Corridor trains for Thanksgiving travelers looking to avoid highway traffic and potential weather delays at airports.
Amtrak, SEPTA and NJ Transit passengers traveling through 30th Street Station during the busy holiday season will once again be able to access the 30th Street side of the iconic building via a newly-reconstructed West Plaza. The plaza re-opens on Friday, November 22 and features additional bike racks, expanded parking and new outdoor seating options, among other improvements.
Thanksgiving is the busiest travel period of the year for Amtrak and America’s Railroad® is prepared to accommodate additional passengers with extra capacity and trains scheduled in the Northeast Corridor, the Chicago hub, the Pacific Northwest and in California.
A university student from Oklahoma City was identified today as representative of the one-million passengers who have ridden the Amtrak Heartland Flyer route in Oklahoma and Texas since 1999.
Amtrak Cascades will offer additional direct Cascades Thruway Motorcoach service from the University of Oregon – Eugene to Portland Union Station on Wednesday, Nov. 27 and Sunday, Dec. 1, two of the busiest travel days during Thanksgiving week.
Passengers riding Amtrak trains between Chicago and Milwaukee or St. Louis will have an opportunity this Thanksgiving Week to view the change of seasons when the historic “Great Dome” rail car is part of selected Amtrak Hiawatha Service and Lincoln Service trains from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1.
In further anticipation of its busiest travel season, Amtrak is adding another round-trip to and from Holland, Mich., on the Sunday after Thanksgiving.
Amtrak has named Gerald Sokol, Jr., as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will report directly to Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman effective Dec. 3.
In anticipation of its busiest travel week of the year, Amtrak is adding another Illinois round-trip train originating at mid-day on Dec. 1, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Amtrak will offer an additional northbound and southbound frequency on the Chicago Bloomington/Normal segment of the Chicago-St. Louis corridor.
In anticipation of its busiest travel week of the year, Amtrak is adding an Illinois round-trip train originating at mid-day on Dec. 1, the Sunday after Thanksgiving.