Steve Predmore has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Safety Officer for Amtrak, starting Nov. 4, 2019. Predmore will report to Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Commercial Officer, Stephen Gardner, and is responsible for safety planning, training and performance across the Amtrak national network.
Save big on fall travel during the Amtrak 50% off Fall Getaway Flash Sale available for a limited time between October 22 – 23. The sale is valid for popular destinations from coast to coast with travel dates between Nov. 11 – Nov. 29.
As part of a collaborative ongoing effort, Amtrak and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) have introduced a checked bicycle service on the Amtrak Pennsylvanian, which operates daily between New York– Philadelphia – Harrisburg – Pittsburgh. In addition, checked baggage service has also been restored.
On Thursday evening, Amtrak welcomed 20 DesignPhiladelphia industrial and product designers and students onboard trains at William H. Gray III 30th Street Station in an effort to source potential sustainable delivery solutions at its “Food Delivery Design with Amtrak- Get Carried Away” design charrette.
Every weekend this ski season can last for three days instead of two, with Amtrak “ski train” roundtrips between Denver and Winter Park Resort on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, starting Jan. 10.
Save big on winter travel during the Amtrak 35% off flash sale available for a limited time between September 25 – 27. The sale is valid for popular destinations throughout the Northeast with travel dates between Nov. 1 – Feb. 29, including travel on Acela, Northeast Regional, Downeaster, Pennsylvanian and Keystone Service (reserved only), Vermonter, Maple Leaf (within the U.S. only), Empire Service, Adirondack and Ethan Allen Express.
The Amtrak Police Department and Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI), the national railroad safety education organization today mobilized more than 600 police and sheriff’s departments across the country for “Operation Clear Track,” the largest railroad safety detail in the United States. The third annual law enforcement initiative is one of several events to mark Rail Safety Week, which runs from September 22-28 nationwide.
Federal, state and local officials joined together with SEPTA, Amtrak and their honored guests to officially announce the completion of the Paoli Station Accessibility Improvements Project, a $48 million initiative to improve accessibility, safety and provide operational flexibility at the Paoli Train Station.
The Amtrak Buy One Get One (BOGO) Saturday companion fare sale has been extended, making Saturday the best day to travel to destinations throughout the Northeast.
Dean Stecklair has been chosen as the 2018 Amtrak Police Department (APD) Officer of the Year in recognition of his significant efforts in keeping customers, employees and the public safe while on duty.