Monthly Archives

August 2016

Amtrak Invests $2.4 Billion for Next-Gen High-Speed Trainsets and Infrastructure Upgrades

| August 26, 2016

Amtrak is contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak’s premium Acela Express service. The contract is part of $2.45 billion that will be invested on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor (NEC) as part of a multifaceted modernization program to renew and expand the Acela Express service.

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Amtrak Pets Program Expands to New York State

| August 16, 2016

Amtrak announced today the expansion of its pets program allowing customers to travel with their pets on four state supported routes in New York and parts of Vermont just in time for Labor Day weekend and those end of summer vacations.

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All Aboard for the New York State Fair

| August 15, 2016

Amtrak will once again provide service directly to the New York State Fair this year, making it more convenient, cost-effective and comfortable for attendees to travel to the Empire State’s largest annual event.

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