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Marc Magliari

Mt. Pleasant & Central Michigan Now on Amtrak Map

| February 21, 2017

Amtrak customers now can make connections between Amtrak Wolverine Service trains and Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant and other communities along US-127 and I-75 using buses operated by Indian Trails, Inc., of Owosso.

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Mayor Emanuel, Amtrak and other Union Station Partners Announce Redevelopment Plan Designated as USDOT Emerging Project

| January 12, 2017

The City of Chicago’s ambitious plans to modernize and transform Chicago Union Station and the surrounding West Loop area received a major boost today with the announcement by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Amtrak, Metra and the RTA that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Build America Bureau and the City of Chicago are entering into an Emerging Projects Agreement (EmPA), under which Chicago can work closely with USDOT with the ultimate goal of seeking up to $1 billion in federal funding for the project.

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CenturyLink is Presenting Sponsor of the Amtrak Winter Park Express

| December 15, 2016

With less than a month until the first train pulls out of Denver’s Union Station, CenturyLink has joined Amtrak and Winter Park Resort to become the presenting sponsor of the weekend rail service from Denver to the base of Winter Park Resort, now formally known as the Amtrak Winter Park Express presented by CenturyLink. As part of the sponsorship, three cars and one locomotive will be wrapped in the CenturyLink brand and will be used as part of Amtrak California Zephyr service prior to the Winter Park Express’ inaugural journey on Jan. 7.

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Amtrak Now Serves Missouri’s Arcadia Valley

| November 18, 2016

Amtrak will begin daily service in a region in Southern Missouri that has been without passenger rail service for 48 years when the Amtrak Texas Eagle (Trains 21/421 & 22/422) stops at the Arcadia Valley Station in Arcadia, Mo., on Nov. 20.

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Full Michigan Amtrak Service Restored

| November 3, 2016

Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) have competed this year’s construction season for Wolverine Service trains. Customers can again book travel with three complete round-trips daily, plus additional service on select days around the Thanksgiving holiday.

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