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March 2013

Amtrak Texas Eagle Adds Stop in Hope, Ark.

| March 24, 2013

The Amtrak Texas Eagle will serve the city of Hope, Ark., starting April 4. Tickets are available to serve the Hempstead County seat, a Southwestern Arkansas community of more than 10,000 that is also the location of former President Bill Clinton’s birthplace, now an historic site under the National Park Service.

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Anthony R. Coscia Elected as Chairman, Amtrak Board of Directors

| March 18, 2013

The Amtrak Board of Directors has elected Anthony R. Coscia to be its next chairman to help guide the future of America’s Railroad® and carry out initiatives to increase ridership and improve operational and financial performance. In addition, the Amtrak board elected Jeffrey R. Moreland as vice-chairman.

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New Vermonter Schedule Commences March 18

| March 11, 2013

Amtrak, in partnership with the Vermont Agency of Transportation and New England Central Railroad, announced a revised schedule beginning March 18, on the Vermonter service between St. Albans, Vt. and Washington, D.C.

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Amtrak Covers 88% of Operating Costs

| March 5, 2013

Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman told a Congressional committee today that America’s Railroad® is leveraging record ridership to reduce dependence on federal operating subsidies.

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