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November 2016

Amtrak and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Get On Board to Celebrate Illumination Entertainment’s The Secret Life of Pets with First ‘Pets Ride Free’ Promotion

| November 29, 2016

Riding the rails with a beloved four-legged friend will come with an extra special treat during this holiday season, in which “Pets Ride Free.” Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) and Amtrak are teaming up for a first of its kind promotion in celebration of the December 6 home entertainment release of Illumination’s blockbuster film, The Secret Life of Pets. The “Pets Ride Free” offer, available for trips booked December 6 through December 11, 2016 or while supplies last, allows pets to ride at no additional cost on participating Amtrak routes from December 9 through March 31, 2017.

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Amtrak Now Serves Missouri’s Arcadia Valley

| November 18, 2016

Amtrak will begin daily service in a region in Southern Missouri that has been without passenger rail service for 48 years when the Amtrak Texas Eagle (Trains 21/421 & 22/422) stops at the Arcadia Valley Station in Arcadia, Mo., on Nov. 20.

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Amtrak Delivers Strong FY 2016 Financial Results

| November 17, 2016

Amtrak today reported exceptionally strong unaudited financial results for the fiscal year which ended on September 30, 2016 (FY 2016), including an all-time unaudited ticket revenue record of $2.14 billion, a $12 million increase over Fiscal Year 2015.

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Amtrak Ready for Thanksgiving Travel

| November 15, 2016

The Thanksgiving travel season will soon be under way and Amtrak and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) are prepared to accommodate additional customers traveling on the Northeast Regional during the busiest travel week of the year.

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