Following the launch of the 30th Street Station District Plan earlier this year, Amtrak has engaged Newmark Grubb Knight Frank to issue a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for the long term lease and development of property adjacent to its third busiest station.
The Thanksgiving travel season will soon be under way and Amtrak and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) are prepared to accommodate additional customers traveling on the Northeast Regional during the busiest travel week of the year.
In anticipation of the busiest travel period of the year, Amtrak will accommodate the expected surge of Thanksgiving travelers with extra capacity on the Keystone service in the New York – Philadelphia – Harrisburg corridor.
Amtrak Cascades will once again provide holiday travelers with more options for getting to destinations in the Pacific Northwest this Thanksgiving season.
Beginning November 7, 2016, Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® passengers will enjoy even more travel options thanks to the addition of two new daily trains – an early-morning train from San Diego to Los Angeles and an evening train from Los Angeles to San Diego.
Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) have competed this year’s construction season for Wolverine Service trains. Customers can again book travel with three complete round-trips daily, plus additional service on select days around the Thanksgiving holiday.
In anticipation of the busiest travel period of the year, Amtrak is preparing to accommodate the expected surge of holiday travelers with additional trains and extra seats on several routes in the Northeast, Midwest and West Coast. Amtrak will operate every available passenger rail car in its fleet but tickets sell out quickly so customers are encouraged to plan ahead and book early for best availability and pricing.
The 2016 Amtrak Autumn Express is in the books as more than 1,300 people took to the rails on two sold-out excursion trains October 29 and 30.
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