WASHINGTON – Amtrak has extended its lowest fares of the year for Acela and Northeast Regional (NER) trains, so customers can receive extra savings when traveling throughout the Northeast, which combine 30 percent savings with the ongoing Saver Fares for travel through Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020.
WASHINGTON – Amtrak has engaged the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (GW Milken Institute SPH) to provide ongoing technical expertise and guidance to enhance Amtrak’s comprehensive coronavirus pandemic response.
WASHINGTON – Amtrak is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990. With input from station owners, stakeholders from the disability community and state and federal officials, America’s Railroad® has taken many significant steps to improve the travel experience for customers with disabilities – including trip planning, purchasing tickets, station and train access and onboard services.
WASHINGTON – A major construction project that will increase rail capacity is underway at Washington Union Station, the second busiest terminal in the U.S. The project is among other improvements to upgrade and enhance the customer experience at the historic transportation hub.
WASHINGTON – Amtrak is inviting customers to experience travel in a unique way this summer – travel on the Auto Train and take a vehicle along. The time to book has never been better with the latest sale: 20% off private Roomettes available for purchase June 9 – 24, 2020. The offer is valid for travel from June 15 – Aug. 31, 2020.
WASHINGTON – Customers can maximize savings by taking advantage of new, ultra-low Saver Fares on the Amtrak Crescent, which provides daily service to 10 destinations between Atlanta, Birmingham and New Orleans. These everyday discounts allow customers to get carried away to destinations in the Southeast.
WASHINGTON – Customers can maximize savings by taking advantage of new, ultra-low Saver Fares between Orlando, Tampa and cities in South Florida on the Amtrak Silver Star and Silver Meteor. These new, everyday discounts make travel a breeze in the Sunshine State.
BALTIMORE – Amtrak continues to advance efforts to improve infrastructure along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) by launching a pilot project focused on rehabilitating the 147-year-old Baltimore & Potomac (B&P) Tunnel. The project will undertake preventive maintenance work that is critical to keep the tunnel in good working condition.
WASHINGTON – Swansboro, N.C., is now a stop for the Amtrak Thruway Bus Service, which will provide convenient and affordable service to and from the Amtrak Station in Wilson, N.C. Tickets are now available to purchase for travel beginning on Jan. 21.