Monthly Archives

November 2013

New Bridge Helps Eliminate Delays for Freight and Passenger Trains between St. Louis and Jefferson City

By | Commuter and State Partners, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Services and Schedules November 25, 2013

Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo, along with representatives of the Missouri Department of Transportation, Union Pacific Railroad, Amtrak and contractor OCCI, Inc. today officially opened a new $28 million 1,200- foot railroad bridge across the Osage River – ahead of schedule and under budget.

Read More

New Bike Racks, Additional Parking at 30th Street Station

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel November 21, 2013

Amtrak, SEPTA and NJ Transit passengers traveling through 30th Street Station during the busy holiday season will once again be able to access the 30th Street side of the iconic building via a newly-reconstructed West Plaza. The plaza re-opens on Friday, November 22 and features additional bike racks, expanded parking and new outdoor seating options, among other improvements.

Read More

“Great Dome” Car on Amtrak Hiawatha Service and Lincoln Service Trains for Thanksgiving Week

By | Commuter and State Partners, Customer Amenities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel November 12, 2013

Passengers riding Amtrak trains between Chicago and Milwaukee or St. Louis will have an opportunity this Thanksgiving Week to view the change of seasons when the historic “Great Dome” rail car is part of selected Amtrak Hiawatha Service and Lincoln Service trains from Nov. 25 to Dec. 1.

Read More