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August 2013

Amtrak Operates Special Autumn Express Train

By | Customer Amenities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel August 20, 2013

Amtrak invites passengers to experience the splendor of fall aboard the inaugural “Autumn Express.” Tickets are now on sale for this one-day-only special train, which departs from and returns to Philadelphia 30th Street Station on Saturday, Nov. 2, and affords scenic views of historic railroad sites throughout Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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Amtrak Exhibit Train Heads to Burlington

By | Customer Amenities, News, Travel August 20, 2013

Powered by a specially painted locomotive celebrating veterans and showcasing the past, present and future of America’s Railroad®, the Amtrak Exhibit Train will be open to free tours this weekend at the Amtrak station in Burlington, Iowa. Other exhibits on station platforms also will educate and entertain visitors about depot improvement plans and railroading.

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Amtrak Making Major Improvements to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel August 15, 2013

Amtrak will continue work this summer and fall on several upgrades at Philadelphia 30th Street Station to improve the passenger experience, tend to the long-term infrastructure needs of the nearly 100 year-old building and improve pedestrian mobility in and around the facility. The projects represent about a $35 million investment.

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