Monthly Archives

September 2017

Dunkin’ Donuts and Amtrak® Expand Partnership with Hot Coffee Service On Board Amtrak® Northeast Regional Trains Beginning Today

By | Customer Amenities, News, Travel September 20, 2017

Dunkin’ Donuts and Amtrak today announced the expansion of their partnership to now offer Dunkin’ Donuts Original Blend and Dunkin’ Decaf hot coffee on board Amtrak Northeast Regional trains. The newest phase of this partnership follows the successful April launch of Dunkin’ Donuts hot coffee on board Amtrak Acela Express high-speed trains throughout the Northeast Corridor.

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New Amtrak Station in Alton serves the River Bend Region

By | Commuter and State Partners, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel September 15, 2017

“This landmark facility will expand regional transit options and provide opportunities for transit-oriented development adjacent to the new station,” said Mayor Brant Walker. “We are extremely thankful to our project partners, the Federal Railroad Administration, Illinois DOT, MCT and Amtrak for their tireless efforts to make this project a reality.”

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Amtrak Launches Marketing Campaign Inviting Travelers to “Break the Travel Quo”

By | Company News and Statements, Customer Amenities, News September 14, 2017

Traveling these days can be complicated with all the rules, restrictions, additional fees, and shrinking leg room – but it doesn’t have to be. Amtrak revealed today an exciting new campaign, dubbed “Break the Travel Quo,” that goes head-to-head against some of the most prevalent pain points of modern day travel and reminds consumers that riding with Amtrak is a far easier, more comfortable and convenient way to travel.

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September is Rail Safety Month in California

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Safety September 7, 2017

Today at the California State Railroad Museum in downtown Sacramento, representatives from the Federal Railroad Administration, California Department of Transportation, California Operation Lifesaver (CAOL), the Altamont Corridor Express (ACE), Amtrak, BNSF Railway, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority, Union Pacific Railroad, law enforcement and elected officials joined forces in a multi-agency effort in support of September Rail Safety Month and the See Tracks? Think Train! (ST3) Rail Safety Awareness campaign.

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