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Olivia Irvin

Amtrak Enhances Share Fares Deal Offering Discount for Up to Six Travelers

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel August 13, 2019

Get carried away and share the experience with up to 45% off travel

WASHINGTON – Amtrak announced its new and improved Share Fares deal, offering up to 45% off Amtrak travel. Inspiring customers to travel together with friends and loved ones, Amtrak now offers discounts for up to six passengers as part of its Share Fares deal. The deal was previously available for four passengers and provided up to a 35% discount.

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Amtrak Matches ODOT Grant to Improve Nation’s Transportation Infrastructure

By | Commuter and State Partners, Company News and Statements, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News July 30, 2019

WASHINGTON – In support of an Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) grant application, Amtrak announced a matching $750,000 contribution to reduce delays in the Pacific Northwest Rail Corridor. ODOT’s grant application, if successful, will restore an out-of-service siding between Portland and Salem. Restoring this siding will improve on-time performance on a rail line segment where the largest cause of delay to Amtrak Cascades customers is freight train interference.

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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Adds Extra Capacity Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel July 16, 2019

ORANGE, Calif. – July 16, 2019 – In anticipation of one of the busiest travel weeks on the Pacific Surfliner, Amtrak is prepared to accommodate the surge of travelers with extra equipment and staff, adding approximately 9,500 additional seats to Pacific Surfliner trains over the five-day period from July 17 to July 21, 2019. In order to accommodate projected passenger demand, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will be putting 14 additional cars into service to expand capacity on peak days (Wednesday and Sunday).

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Amtrak Offers 30% Discount Ahead of Father’s Day Weekend

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Sales and Deals, Travel June 13, 2019

Nationwide discount allows friends and families to get carried away on Amtrak

WASHINGTON – This year, there’s no better gift than the gift of train travel. Now customers can receive a discount on travel throughout the country with a 30 percent off sale heading into Father’s Day weekend. Giving customers the gift of an experience and memories that can be kept for a lifetime, Amtrak invites customers to get carried away and share the experience with friends, family and of particular importance, dads.

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Buy One Sleeping Accommodation Bring a Companion Free

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel June 4, 2019

Limited-time summer sale offers the perfect opportunity to Get Carried Away on Amtrak

WASHINGTON – The benefits of traveling on Amtrak with a family companion or significant other has never been better with its latest sale. This sale allows one person to travel for free in a group of two when enjoying the comfort of a bedroom or roomette. The sale is available exclusively on Amtrak.com between June 4 and June 10, 2019 and is valid for travel from August 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020.

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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Offers Savings on Train Travel and Disneyland® Resort Theme Park Admission

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Travel March 4, 2019

Limited-time offers return for Pacific Surfliner customers: Kids ride free plus savings on the SoCal Resident Ticket for Disneyland® Resort theme parks through May 20, 2019

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Amtrak Pacific Surfliner® has brought back its popular “take the train and save” promotion with limited-time savings for Southern California Residents on train travel and Disneyland® Resort Theme Park admission through May 20, 2019. The Pacific Surfliner train travels to Southern California’s top destinations including Anaheim, the gateway to the Happiest Place on Earth.

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