Monthly Archives

November 2014

Amtrak Delivers Strong FY 2014 Financial Results

| November 25, 2014

Today, Amtrak reported unaudited record revenue totaling approximately $3.2 billion for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2014, representing the fifth consecutive year of revenue growth, and the eighth out of the past nine years.

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Amtrak Adds Capacity to California Trains for Thanksgiving

| November 20, 2014

The Thanksgiving travel season will soon be underway and Amtrak, Caltrans and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) are adding equipment to accommodate extra passengers traveling throughout California. America’s Railroad® is working to meet holiday travel needs and offers several helpful travel tips for new or experienced passengers.

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Amtrak Asks Surface Transportation Board to Investigate Norfolk Southern and CSX Railroads

| November 17, 2014

Amtrak is taking action to improve the on-time performance (OTP) of its trains that operate over tracks controlled by other railroads. In a complaint filed on Nov. 17, Amtrak is asking the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to investigate Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) and CSX Transportation (CSXT) for causing unacceptable delays for passengers traveling between Chicago and Washington, D.C., on the Capitol Limited service.

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Amtrak Thanksgiving Travel Tips

| November 17, 2014

The Thanksgiving travel season will soon be underway and Amtrak is prepared to accommodate additional passengers during the busiest travel week of the year. America’s Railroad® is working to meet holiday travel needs and offers several helpful travel tips for new or experienced passengers.

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Amtrak Sponsors the 2014 Root 100 Event

| November 5, 2014

Amtrak is proud to sponsor The Root 100, the annual signature event hosted by TheRoot.com, the premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers. The event is dedicated to recognizing standout leaders, innovators and culture shapers in the African American community age 45 and under.

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New Amtrak Thruway Bus Service Between Richmond and Charlottesville

| November 5, 2014

Amtrak and James River Transportation have launched a new Thruway bus service that connects passengers traveling to/from Richmond to two long-distance trains at Charlottesville. From Charlottesville, the Crescent continues south to Atlanta and New Orleans and the Cardinal operates west to Cincinnati and Chicago.

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