Amtrak & Twentieth Century Fox have partnered to commemorate the release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, in theaters on May 19. Summer travel is heating up and with Amtrak’s everyday 50 percent off kids’ fares, families can take in the wonder and fun of the train, while enjoying a trip without baggage fees and traffic stops.
Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman today announced a series of initiatives to strengthen railroad infrastructure and improve operations and preparedness at New York Penn Station, the nation’s busiest rail station and transportation facility.
Dunkin’ Donuts and Amtrak today announced that Dunkin’ Donuts Original Blend and Dunkin’ Decaf hot coffee varieties are now available on board Amtrak Acela Express high-speed trains throughout the Northeast Corridor.
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.
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.
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.
Customers can save 25 percent on Amtrak travel to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. when booking 14 days in advance. Amtrak is one of the most convenient ways to experience the Festival features without the hassle of driving.
Federal, state and local officials joined together with SEPTA, Amtrak and their honored guests to officially break ground on the Paoli Station Accessibility Improvements Project, a $36 million initiative to improve accesibility, safety and provide operational flexibility at the Paoli Train Station.
In a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, Amtrak President and CEO Wick Moorman called for a new era of investment in Amtrak’s infrastructure, fleet, and stations, which are critical to the operations and future growth of passenger rail.