Yearly Archives

2014

Ring in the New Year with $15 Downeaster Fares

| December 30, 2014

Throughout January, special $15 one-way fares are being offered to any of the Downeaster’s destinations including the charming coastal city of Portland, the shopping village of Freeport, or the exciting metropolis of Boston.

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Amtrak Promotes Rail Safety in Western Massachusetts

| December 22, 2014

In preparation for the Amtrak Vermonter service that is being rerouted through the Knowledge Corridor starting Dec. 29, Amtrak has been actively reaching out to local authorities and meeting with community groups and schools in an effort to raise public visibility on rail safety awareness.

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Amtrak Expands Discount on Program for Veterans

| December 18, 2014

Amtrak and Veterans Advantage continue to show their support of military veterans by expanding the 15 percent discount to include same-day travel and extending benefits to immediate family members. The new benefits go into effect on Jan. 15, 2015.

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Amtrak: Unlock Passenger Rail’s Potential

| December 10, 2014

Congress should focus on ways to unlock intercity passenger rail’s potential by providing predictable, dedicated funding to develop and implement capital investments for the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and other rail corridors between America’s major metropolitan areas, Chairman of Amtrak’s Board of Directors Anthony R. Coscia testified today before a U.S. Senate committee.

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