Yearly Archives

2017

Take Amtrak to Earth Day Festivities in Santa Barbara

| April 20, 2017

Take Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner or Coast Starlight to the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at Alameda Park in downtown Santa Barbara.

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Plan a Summer Getaway on the Auto Train

| April 18, 2017

The Amtrak Auto Train is launching a special offer for customers to skip I-95 and travel non-stop from Virginia to Florida. The offer is valid for a 30 percent off companion rail fare with the purchase of one regular full adult ticket.

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New York Penn Station Update – Friday, April 7

| April 7, 2017

Amtrak crews have restored service to all tracks at New York Penn Station. Passengers should expect residual delays throughout the morning, with scheduled operations resuming this afternoon. We apologize for the delays as we worked to make these repairs.

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New York Penn Station Service Update – Friday, April 7

| April 7, 2017

The major repair work at New York Penn Station has been completed and Amtrak forces are now currently testing and adjusting the installed components to ensure safe and reliable operation. We expect this work to be completed shortly this morning. During this additional period, Amtrak will prioritize the operations of NJ Transit and LIRR trains but passengers may experience some delays as service is returned to normal.

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Statement from Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman on New York Penn Station

| April 6, 2017

I apologize to everyone who has been inconvenienced by the recent delays and cancellations at New York Penn Station. It’s our job to make sure that commuters and intercity passengers can safely and reliably travel along the Northeast Corridor and we know we let them down with these recent derailments. Our customers and partners deserve better.

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Be the Boss of Your Own Adventure: Amtrak and DreamWorks Animation Team Up to Promote Discounted Family Travel with the Release of The Boss Baby in Theaters March 31

| March 27, 2017

Just in time for families making spring travel plans, Amtrak is collaborating with DreamWorks Animation on the release of its animated family comedy The Boss Baby to promote Amtrak’s year-round discount of 50 percent off travel for kids ages 12 and under on board Amtrak trains nationwide. Children under the age of two ride free.

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