December 30, 2014 Ring in the New Year with $15 Downeaster Fares

Christina Leeds

Media Relations

202 906.3860

WASHINGTON – Start the new year off with a winter getaway on the Amtrak Downeaster. Throughout January, special $15 one-way fares are being offered to any of the Downeaster’s destinations including the charming coastal city of Portland, the shopping village of Freeport, or the exciting metropolis of Boston.

The sale is valid between any of the Downeaster’s destinations from Boston to Brunswick, Maine. Tickets are available for purchase now through January 28 for travel anytime in January 2015. To take advantage of these low one-way fares, reservations are required a minimum of three days in advance before traveling. Reference promotion code V879.

Passengers may book travel for this service via, mobile apps or by calling 800-USA-RAIL.

For more information on this promotion, visit

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