Monthly Archives

May 2018

Amtrak Takes Next Step to Enhance the Customer Experience at Philadelphia 30th Street Station

By | Company News and Statements, Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News May 3, 2018

Issues RFQ Seeking Developer Partner

PHILADELPHIA – As part of its ongoing work to enhance the customer experience at Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Amtrak announced today it is seeking a master developer partner to update the historic station. With the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ), Amtrak begins a two-phase process that will result in the selection of a preferred developer who will assist in: introducing new customer amenities, reinvigorating the retail and commercial potential of the station, enhancing transit and pedestrian circulation and expanding the station’s concourses to accommodate anticipated increases in ridership.

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Amtrak Piedmont Adds Daily Roundtrip for Service from Raleigh to Charlotte

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel May 1, 2018

Flexibility and convenience for customers

WASHINGTON – Customers can soon take advantage of additional opportunities to travel on the Piedmont as Amtrak and NC By Train adds a daily roundtrip for service between the vibrant commercial center of Charlotte and state capital of Raleigh. Tickets are now available to purchase for travel beginning on June 4.

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Amtrak Celebrates 47 Years, Looks to the Future

By | Company News and Statements, News May 1, 2018

Numerous customer improvements completed, more underway

WASHINGTON – Today, Amtrak celebrates 47 years of providing passenger rail service across the nation by looking ahead, continually improving the customer experience and making Amtrak the preferred choice of the 21st century for business and leisure travel.

“While we celebrate our history, we have a keen eye on the future and are making necessary changes to provide our customers with an unparalleled travel experience,” said Amtrak President & CEO Richard Anderson. “Many customers have already noticed these improvements, and can look forward to several more upgrades that are on the way.”

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