WASHINGTON – The Amtrak Thruway Bus Service stop is now located at the Jacksonville Station, at 1300 N. Marine Blvd. The bus provides convenient and affordable service to and from the Amtrak Station in Wilson, N.C., where customers can connect to Amtrak trains serving western North Carolina, Raleigh, Savannah, Ga., Charleston, S.C., Virginia, the Northeast including Washington, D.C., and New York, and more than 1,000 other stations nationwide.
A construction project to improve accessibility and safety at the Amtrak stop in Ashland, Va., has been completed. Amtrak and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) are partners in bringing Amtrak Northeast Regional daily service to the station located in the town’s downtown at 112 N. Railroad Ave.
WASHINGTON – Amtrak has earned a spot on Forbes magazine’s America’s Best Employer for New Graduates 2022 list at a time when the railroad is aggressively recruiting and hiring to fill thousands of jobs in areas ranging from railroad operations, information technology, finance, marketing, government affairs, and human resources.
WASHINGTON – Calling all future engineers, conductors, and train enthusiasts! The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) is excited to announce the launch of its new interactive train exhibit at the Children’s Museum of Richmond. The Amtrak Virginia Train exhibit aims to raise the next generation of train travelers through creative exploration and play.
Customers looking to visit somewhere new or with family or friends this spring can purchase a $10 Coach ticket to travel on the Amtrak Northeast Regional within Virginia. The limited-time sale is available to purchase from April 5 – 9, and valid for travel between April 7 – May 26, 2022. The sale is also valid for travel on the Northeast Regional from cities in Virginia to/from Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON – Great deals are now available when traveling on Amtrak with someone special this spring. For a limited time, a customer booking a Roomette can bring a companion for free. This flash sale is valid from March 15 to 21, 2022, for travel between March 16 and May 22, 2022.
Amtrak is launching a fare sale for travelers to skip I-95 and travel nonstop from the Northeast to Florida onboard the Amtrak Auto Train. Tickets are available for purchase from Feb. 22 – March 4 for travel to Sanford, Fla., in Coach for as low as $29 or in a private room for as low as $129, plus the cost of your vehicle.
WASHINGTON – Amtrak has been recognized for workplace excellence, earning a spot on Forbes magazine’s America’s Best Employers 2022 list. Listed under the transportation & logistics category, this is the sixth time America’s Railroad® has received this recognition.
WASHINGTON – A specially-painted Amtrak P-42 diesel locomotive, emblazoned on both sides with the message, “See Tracks? Think Train!” was released into service today during a special ceremony at Washington Union Station. The black-and-yellow locomotive commemorates the 50th anniversary of Operation Lifesaver, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing railroad safety education and awareness nationwide.
WASHINGTON – Amtrak is launching a flash sale for travelers seeking to skip the hassles of driving I-95 between the Northeast and Florida and bring their vehicle aboard the Auto Train. For a limited time, customers can experience the Auto Train in a private room for as low as $129 or Coach for as low as $29 – plus the cost of your vehicle.