Monthly Archives

February 2014

Amtrak Comes Home to Denver Union Station

By | Commuter and State Partners, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Services and Schedules February 28, 2014

Amtrak service has resumed at the historic Denver Union Station at 1701 Wynkoop St., starting with the scheduled 7:10 p.m. departure tonight of the eastbound California Zephyr to Chicago. The first westbound California Zephyr to use the landmark station is scheduled tomorrow morning at 8:05 a.m. to the San Francisco Bay.

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Amtrak Exhibit Train Cross-Country Tour on Track for 2014

By | Customer Amenities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel February 25, 2014

For the third consecutive year, Amtrak is showcasing its past, present and future in a traveling Exhibit Train that will make various stops to communities around the country. The Exhibit Train allows visitors to take a self-guided tour to catch a glimpse of more than four decades of history of America’s Railroad® providing mobility and connectivity to the nation.

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AmtrakConnect® Wi-Fi Now on Midwest Corridors

By | Commuter and State Partners, Customer Amenities, News, Travel February 10, 2014

AmtrakConnect® cellular-based Wi-Fi service is now available on Amtrak trains in the Midwest, with eight corridors offering this free amenity to Amtrak passengers, effective today. Collectively, these routes carried nearly 3.3 million passengers in the last year (Amtrak FY2013, Oct. 2012-Sept. 2013) and account for about 10 percent of Amtrak ridership.

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New Amtrak Locomotives Ready for Service and Set to Power Northeast Economy

By | Customer Amenities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel February 6, 2014

When Amtrak Northeast Regional #171 departs Boston on Feb. 7, a new era of mobility will begin as the first of 70 new advanced technology electric locomotives enters revenue service. The modern equipment provides more reliable and efficient service for passengers, and will power the Northeast region’s economic growth and continued prosperity.

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