Monthly Archives

November 2014

Amtrak Adds Capacity to California Trains for Thanksgiving

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel November 20, 2014

The Thanksgiving travel season will soon be underway and Amtrak, Caltrans and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) are adding equipment to accommodate extra passengers traveling throughout California. America’s Railroad® is working to meet holiday travel needs and offers several helpful travel tips for new or experienced passengers.

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Amtrak Asks Surface Transportation Board to Investigate Norfolk Southern and CSX Railroads

By | Commuter and State Partners, Company News and Statements, News, Services and Schedules November 17, 2014

Amtrak is taking action to improve the on-time performance (OTP) of its trains that operate over tracks controlled by other railroads. In a complaint filed on Nov. 17, Amtrak is asking the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to investigate Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) and CSX Transportation (CSXT) for causing unacceptable delays for passengers traveling between Chicago and Washington, D.C., on the Capitol Limited service.

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New Amtrak Thruway Bus Service Between Richmond and Charlottesville

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel November 5, 2014

Amtrak and James River Transportation have launched a new Thruway bus service that connects passengers traveling to/from Richmond to two long-distance trains at Charlottesville. From Charlottesville, the Crescent continues south to Atlanta and New Orleans and the Cardinal operates west to Cincinnati and Chicago.

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