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Jason Abrams

Amtrak’s “Track Friday Sale” Returns for Second Year

By News, Sales and Deals

WASHINGTON – This year, there’s no better gift than the gift of train travel as Amtrak has announced its second “Track Friday Sale,” offering customers a Black Friday sale for travel on most Amtrak routes throughout the national network. Amtrak is offering its “Track Friday Sale” for only the second time in the company’s history, following the success of last year’s promotion.

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Amtrak Continues Next Phase of New York Penn Station Infrastructure Renewal Work

By Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News

Amtrak is announcing a series of track renewal projects in New York Penn Station as part of the Infrastructure Renewal program. While the bulk of the renewal work for 2018 will occur on weekends, there will be a series of continuous single-track closures within the Station from January 4, 2018 through May 28, 2018, which will require minor modifications to Amtrak and commuter train weekday operations at New York Penn Station. Amtrak is working with NJ TRANSIT and Long Island Rail Road on an overall service plan that minimizes the impact to all New York Penn Station customers to the greatest extent possible.

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Amtrak Schedules Extra Trains and Additional On Board Capacity for Thanksgiving Travel

By Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel

In anticipation of the busiest travel week of the year, Amtrak is accommodating the surge of holiday travelers with extra trains and capacity on several routes in the Northeast, Midwest and West Coast. Amtrak will also operate every available passenger railcar. Tickets sell out quickly, so customers are encouraged to plan ahead and book tickets early.

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