WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amtrak Vacations®, one of the leading rail travel package providers in North America, is now a national preferred partner for AAA and CAA, North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization.
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.
Amtrak is proud to partner with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Garden Railway Society to sponsor the return of the Railway Garden at the annual PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, which runs from March 11-19.
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.
Travelers at Baltimore Penn Station can now enjoy improved high-speed broadband Wi-Fi, with enhanced connectivity and reliability. The newly-implemented Wi-Fi solution involves the replacement of technology that has been in service since 2010. Baltimore Penn Station is one of two stations across Amtrak’s national network, including Chicago Union Station, chosen to pilot these upgrades.