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.
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.
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.
To accommodate an expected increase in holiday passengers, Amtrak and the Illinois Department of Transportation are offering additional round-trips on Nov. 30, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, between Chicago and Bloomington/Normal and on the Chicago-Quincy corridor, via Galesburg and Macomb.
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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.
Amtrak is prepared to move America where it wants to go this Thanksgiving season. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead and book their tickets early for the best availability, pricing and to avoid the last minute rush.
In anticipation of its busiest travel week of the year, Amtrak is adding more 18 trains to its schedule to operate between Chicago and Michigan destinations during the Thanksgiving holiday season. Passengers are encouraged to book early.