Monthly Archives

March 2018

Amtrak Unveils National Spring Sale Campaign

By | Sales and Deals, Travel March 26, 2018

Customers can save 33% on travel – the lowest fares of the season

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has announced its new, National Spring Sale campaign, encouraging travelers to take a trip to their favorite destination prior to the summer rush, by offering discounted travel from Sunday, April 15 to Thursday, June 21 with no blackout dates. The sale runs exclusively on Amtrak.com from Monday, March 26 through Thursday, March 29, and presents the lowest fares of the season. Fares are 33 percent off a typical fare, and requires no promotional code to purchase.

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Statement from Amtrak President & CEO Richard Anderson on FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

By | Commuter and State Partners, Company News and Statements, News March 22, 2018

WASHINGTON – “Amtrak applauds Congress for providing increased funding for intercity passenger rail, including grants to Amtrak, in the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.  Amtrak thanks Congress for recognizing the importance of intercity passenger rail and the Northeast Corridor (NEC).  The increased NEC capital funding will allow us to address many important needs along the Corridor and we look forward to working closely with the Department of Transportation on investing these funds to advance the most critical projects.”

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Amtrak Works with Discover Global Network to Offer Customers New International Credit Card Options

By | Company News and Statements, Customer Amenities, News March 12, 2018

Amtrak is now accepting Diners Club International, JCB and UnionPay credit cards as payment options for Amtrak travelers.

The credit cards, which are part of the Discover Global Network, are accepted through Amtrak’s multiple payment channels including Amtrak.com, Amtrak mobile apps, Quick-Trak kiosks, staffed stations (where available) and by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.

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