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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

By | Customer Amenities, News, Sales and Deals 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 Preparing for Thanksgiving Rush with Expanded Schedules, More Seats on California Train Routes

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel November 16, 2016

In anticipation of the busiest travel period of the year, Amtrak is preparing to accommodate the expected surge of holiday travelers with additional trains and extra seats on routes in California. More seats will be added to the Amtrak San Joaquins, Pacific Surfliner and Capitol Corridor routes.

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