As part of continued efforts to improve the passenger experience at New York Penn Station, Amtrak announced the selection of AECOM, in partnership with Network Rail, to conduct an independent review of the interaction, coordination, and collaboration between the railroads’ various passenger concourses within Penn Station and provide recommendations to improve the design, functionality, communications, and coordination at this critical station.
Amtrak and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) have reached a new agreement governing the operation, maintenance and use of the 37.9-mile Attleboro Line, between Boston and the Rhode Island state line. Amtrak will provide maintenance-of-way and dispatching services on the line through 2021.
Early in the morning of Aug. 21, for $153 adult round-trip from Chicago Union Station or $90 per adult round-trip from Champaign, we will dim the lights as you recline in a comfortable coach seat, enjoy cellular-based AmtrakConnect® Wi-Fi or have a snack or a beverage from the café car.
Amtrak and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., are making it easier to go more places. We know most trips don’t start or end at an Amtrak station. This exciting partnership with Lyft is one of the ways we are working to make it easier for travelers to get where they’re going in a safe, comfortable and convenient way.