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October 2017

Extra Amtrak Trains Scheduled in Northeast for Thanksgiving Travel

| October 30, 2017

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.

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Amtrak Names Tim Griffin Chief Marketing Officer

| October 16, 2017

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.

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Amtrak Announces Work To Refresh And Modernize New York Penn Station Restrooms

| October 13, 2017

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.

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