Check out special deals to save on summer travel
WASHINGTON – Explore the new summer/fall Amtrak System Timetable to plan a train adventure and take advantage of special deals to save on summer travel. The new timetable is now available and effective with departures starting June 9.
One highlight is that the timetable includes Amtrak service to the newly restored Union Depot in St. Paul, Minn. There are also various minor schedule adjustments, changes to the Empire Service for track work, and seasonal summer weekend service for the Pacific Surfliner and the southbound Ethan Allen to accommodate traffic to racetracks at Del Mar, Calif., and Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
SmartFares, limited-time offers, USA and California rail passes, and everyday discounts are available for AAA members, students, military, seniors, children and more.
The cover photo is of a modern and energy-efficient ACS-64 electric locomotive leading a Northeast Regional train through Claymont, Del. These new locomotives now entering service will help power the Northeast region’s economic growth and continued prosperity.
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