In anticipation of the busiest travel week of the year, Amtrak is prepared to accommodate the surge of holiday travelers with additional trains and added capacity – operating every available passenger railcar. Tickets sell out quickly, so customers are encouraged to plan ahead and book tickets early.
Last year, Amtrak carried 760,755 customers throughout its national network during the Thanksgiving travel period. Similar customer counts are anticipated this year.
WASHINGTON – J. Timothy “Tim” Griffin joins Amtrak today as executive vice president and chief marketing officer, responsible for corporate marketing, sales distribution, network and consist planning, market research and pricing and revenue management.
Amtrak today announced that restrooms on the Amtrak concourse at New York Penn Station are receiving a refresh. Work on the women’s restroom will begin starting Monday, October16. Following completion of the women’s restroom, the refresh of the men’s restroom will begin. The restroom project is the first of several improvements Amtrak is planning for the station, and is expected to be completed by Spring 2018.
Amtrak unveiled the “Ready to Build” campaign today, which includes a series of short films showcasing five critical investments that are vital to the realization of a renewed, modern passenger rail system.