All Posts By

Kimberly Woods

Amtrak Thruway Bus Connection Moves to New Location in Jacksonville, N.C.

By Services and Schedules

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.

Read More
Amtrak in Roanoke, Va.

Ready for Spring Break? $10 Fares Available for Travel Within Virginia on Amtrak Northeast Regional

By Commuter and State Partners, Sales and Deals

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.

Read More
Amtrak P-42

Amtrak Unveils One-of-a-Kind Locomotive In Honor of 50th Anniversary of Operation Lifesaver

By News, Safety

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.

Read More