Last year, Amtrak carried 760,755 customers throughout its national network during the Thanksgiving travel period. Similar customer counts are anticipated this year.
WASHINGTON – J. Timothy “Tim” Griffin joins Amtrak today as executive vice president and chief marketing officer, responsible for corporate marketing, sales distribution, network and consist planning, market research and pricing and revenue management.
Amtrak today announced that restrooms on the Amtrak concourse at New York Penn Station are receiving a refresh. Work on the women’s restroom will begin starting Monday, October16. Following completion of the women’s restroom, the refresh of the men’s restroom will begin. The restroom project is the first of several improvements Amtrak is planning for the station, and is expected to be completed by Spring 2018.
Amtrak unveiled the “Ready to Build” campaign today, which includes a series of short films showcasing five critical investments that are vital to the realization of a renewed, modern passenger rail system.
Amtrak and Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI) kicked off U.S. Rail Safety Week today and announced a new collaborative rail safety effort designed to save lives by alerting the public to the dangers of being inattentive at rail grade crossings and along the railroad right-of-way.
In about a year, customers of Amtrak, Metra and other users of Chicago Union Station will enjoy a Great Hall painted in its original colors, made brighter by a restored and protected skylight with improved lighting in a $22 million project.
In recognition of National Rail Safety Week, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will host an educational event featuring rail safety experts from California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL) Sunday, Sept. 24, at Petco Park before the San Diego Padres game against the Colorado Rockies.
Dunkin’ Donuts and Amtrak today announced the expansion of their partnership to now offer Dunkin’ Donuts Original Blend and Dunkin’ Decaf hot coffee on board Amtrak Northeast Regional trains. The newest phase of this partnership follows the successful April launch of Dunkin’ Donuts hot coffee on board Amtrak Acela Express high-speed trains throughout the Northeast Corridor.
Passengers aboard Amtrak’s world-famous Adirondack service can experience the splendor of Upstate New York’s fall foliage season in unique fashion when the historic “Great Dome” car returns for a six-week run September 28 through October 29, 2017.
Catch a Friday evening show, sporting event, concert, or late dinner in the Land of Lincoln into the night and return to the Badger State with a money-saving adult fare as low as $25.