NEW YORK – Amtrak engineering forces have completed the summer infrastructure renewal work at New York Penn Station, allowing for regularly scheduled operations to resume Tuesday, Sept. 5.
After deliveries are completed, these 33 locomotives will be deployed from Chicago on trains that served more than 2.6 million Amtrak customers in the last year.
The 2018 Amtrak Winter Park Express schedule begins on Friday, Jan. 5, and the train will run each Saturday and Sunday through March 25. The service will also include round-trips on two more “First Fridays,” Feb. 2 and March 2.
Customers now have convenient and affordable travel options to Allentown, Bethlehem, Reading, Kutztown, Norristown, Wescosville, Quakertown, York, Limerick, and Pottstown.
The “Vermont Shires Connector” service is operated by VT Translines of Milton, Vt., under contract with Vermont’s Agency of Transportation.
The Amtrak Infrastructure Renewal program at New York Penn Station continues to remain on schedule and as committed, regularly scheduled operations will resume Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Amtrak has taken the next step toward a comprehensive redevelopment of Philadelphia 30th Street Station and adjacent properties with the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking a Master Developer partnership, now available at procurement.Amtrak.com.
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.