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January 2014

AMTRAK AND CALIFORNIA REQUEST BIDS FOR HIGH-SPEED TRAINSETS

| January 24, 2014

Amtrak and the California High-Speed Rail Authority (Authority) today issued a request for proposals to build modern, state-of-the-art high-speed trainsets. The trainsets are essential to meeting Amtrak’s critical short-term need to expand the capacity of its current Northeast Corridor (NEC) high-speed service and meeting the long-term operational needs of both Amtrak and the Authority.

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AMTRAK TO SERVE AS A CRITICAL TRANSPORTATION LINK TO THIS YEAR’S “MASS TRANSIT” SUPER BOWL

| January 15, 2014

As part of Amtrak’s role in providing a critical transportation link to this year’s Super Bowl, and through an agreement with its partners at New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit), select Amtrak Northeast Regional and Keystone Service trains will be permitted to make special stops at NJ Transit’s Secaucus, New Jersey, transfer station prior to and following the Super Bowl.

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AMTRAK FARE DISCOUNTS WARM UP THE WINTER

| January 14, 2014

With a record-breaking winter making everyone in the Midwest think twice about driving, Amtrak has ways to warm you up with 20 percent discounts on several trains from now through March 31.

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Bring Transportation Funding into 21st Century

| January 10, 2014

“A world-leading economy today requires a world-leading transportation system that strengthens the whole network and recognizes and supports the unique roles each mode plays in supporting interstate commerce”

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