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October 2014

Amtrak Ridership and Revenues Continue Strong Growth in FY 2014

By | Company News and Statements, News October 27, 2014

Amtrak posted record ticket revenues for its Fiscal Year 2014 ending Sept. 30, and achieved an increase in ridership over the prior fiscal year, reflecting strong continued demand for passenger rail. However, meeting future growth in passenger demand requires investing in the infrastructure that supports intercity passenger rail and resolving unacceptable congestion delays caused by freight railroads that own the tracks.

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New Engineering Report Details Needed Work to Fix Amtrak N.Y. Tunnels

By | Company News and Statements, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel October 2, 2014

A new engineering report details damage to the Amtrak-owned Hudson River and East River tunnels following Superstorm Sandy and recommends a phased process to take individual tubes out of service for extended periods to perform the work required to maintain reliability of train movements in and out of New York City.

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Amtrak Hoosier State Trains Now Offer Free Wi-Fi, Refreshments and Business Class Seating

By | Commuter and State Partners, Customer Amenities, News, Travel October 1, 2014

Amtrak is improving service for Hoosier State passengers who travel between Indianapolis and Chicago with the addition of complimentary on-board Wi-Fi, light food and beverages and Business Class seating, Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman announced at a series of events on the route in Indiana today.

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