WASHINGTON – NC By Train, North Carolina’s passenger rail service, in conjunction with Amtrak, and the city of Thomasville, will offer customers the most convenient way to travel to the Southeast’s largest Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30. Tickets are now on sale for travel on the Carolinian and Piedmont.
The Amtrak Residency program is again looking for writers who want to hit the rails and experience the best of what cross-country train travel has to offer.
Amtrak Vacations®, one of the leading rail travel package providers in North America, is offering more adventures in 2016 to popular destinations in the U.S., including trips to fascinating attractions, activities and entertaining learning experiences geared for multi-generational families.
Amtrak is expanding the availability of bike service on the Silver Star (Trains 91 & 92) and Silver Meteor (Trains 97 & 98) to provide passengers with a way to travel with their bicycles.
Lorton, Sanford facilities offer convenient access
WASHINGTON – Amtrak continues to enhance the Auto Train stations in Lorton, Va., and Sanford, Fla., as part of its ongoing efforts to bring greater accessibility to its nationwide system.
Work on the level-boarding platform at the Lorton station was completed this year and provides safer and faster boarding and detraining for all customers including passengers with disabilities, or who use a wheeled mobility device, seniors and passengers with luggage and strollers. Work on the level-boarding platform at the Sanford, Fla., station is under way and is expected to be completed in early 2016.