Monthly Archives

June 2014

Take the Kids Out of Town For Free This Summer

| June 23, 2014

Beaches, museums, restaurants, concerts, festivals and other events are just a train ride away this summer in Milwaukee and Chicago. Adults can bring kids ages 2-12 along for free on Friday, Saturday and Sunday aboard the Amtrak Hiawatha Service trains from now through the end of August.

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Amtrak Participates in NYC Pride Festival

| June 23, 2014

Amtrak will again host a booth at NYC Pride, providing festival attendees the opportunity to learn about rail travel at one of the largest LGBT events in the nation. The event will be held on Sunday, June 29 on Hudson Street between Abingdon Square and West 14th Street, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Amtrak Launches National Fare Sale

| June 17, 2014

Amtrak passengers can book a getaway by taking advantage of special savings on select routes. Passengers can make the most of a rail journey and ride America’s Railroad® for a unique train travel experience across the U.S., while avoiding clogged highways, traffic jams and airport hassles.

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Take Amtrak To or From Fourth of July Fireworks Shows

| June 12, 2014

Amtrak will operate a number of scheduled and special late-night trains to provide Fourth of July revelers with easy and convenient travel to and from fireworks displays in Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and points in between. Low fares may be available for travelers who book at least two weeks in advance.

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Study to Improve Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel Along Busy Northeast Corridor in Baltimore Enters New Phase

| June 11, 2014

Working to improve rail service, reliability and address a longstanding bottleneck along Amtrak’s busy Northeast Corridor (NEC), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Amtrak are advancing an engineering and environmental study to examine various improvements to the 141-year-old Baltimore and Potomac (B&P) Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Amtrak Website Now Offers Chinese-Language Version

| June 11, 2014

Amtrak is launching today a Chinese-language version of its website to serve as a resource for the increasing number of Chinese-speaking residents of and visitors to the United States. The site is accessible by clicking on the Chinese-language link on the Amtrak.com homepage or at zh.amtrak.com.

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