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September 2013

Washington Union Station Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Grand Reopening

By | Company News and Statements, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel September 30, 2013

Steady growth and the future vision for Washington Union Station remains in the forefront as the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC), Amtrak, Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation (AAC), and the Federal City Council come together to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the station’s grand reopening.

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Construction Begins to Preserve Possible Pathway of New Train Tunnels Into Penn Station, New York

By | Commuter and State Partners, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News September 23, 2013

Amtrak Chairman Tony Coscia, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Jerrold Nadler today announced a critical first step towards preserving a right-of-way for new rail tunnels under the Hudson River designed to withstand future flooding, with the start of construction of an 800-foot concrete casing at the Hudson Yards facility in the heart of Manhattan.

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Amtrak California Zephyr Detouring Due to Temporary Track Closure in Colorado

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel September 19, 2013

The Union Pacific Railroad (UP) route used daily by the Amtrak California Zephyr is closed for repairs west of Denver through early October, following recent heavy rains and flooding. As a result, Amtrak will use an alternate route between Denver and Salt Lake City, effective Friday, Sept. 20, and until further notice.

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