NEW YORK – Amtrak, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), is now selling tickets for its newest train service, the Berkshire Flyer, for travel between New York City and Pittsfield, MA via Amtrak.com, the Amtrak app, Amtrak ticket desks and kiosks, and through 1-800-USA-RAIL. Service will begin Friday, July 8 and will operate on weekends through the summer months between Moynihan Train Hall and Pittsfield, MA, via Albany-Rensselaer, NY with several station stops in between.
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WASHINGTON – Amtrak and the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, which manages the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service, introduced a pet program for the Southern California train route. Amtrak Pacific Surfliner passengers can now bring their dogs and cats weighing up to 20 pounds onboard Pacific Surfliner trains for only $26 or 800 Amtrak Guest Reward points beginning May 20.
WASHINGTON – Bolstered by a demand for both business and leisure travel, Amtrak unveiled its summer schedule featuring the most Acela frequencies since the onset of the pandemic and Northeast Regional departures nearing 80% of pre-pandemic service levels. The new summer schedule also includes the restoration of four long distance trains to daily service.
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.
Amtrak, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), are announcing pilot seasonal passenger rail service to operate this year and in 2023 to be known as the Berkshire Flyer, with a route between New York City and Pittsfield, MA.
In coordination with state partners at the Connecticut and Massachusetts Departments of Transportation, beginning Monday, April 25, Amtrak is restoring service of Amtrak Hartford Line Service trains (operating between New Haven, CT and Springfield, MA via Hartford, CT) in response to anticipated increased demand.
In coordination with state partners at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, beginning Monday, April 25, Amtrak is adding additional Keystone Service trains (operating between Harrisburg, Philadelphia and New York) in response to anticipated increased demand.
WASHINGTON – Now through March 29, Amtrak’s USA Rail Pass is available for just $399, a savings of $100 off the regular $499 price. Customers taking advantage of this special offer will pay less than $40 per ride for ten travel segments over 30 days. Offering an affordable way to take a multi-segment train journey on an adventure across America, the USA Rail Pass allows customers to see the country and explore sights at many of Amtrak’s 500 destinations.
WASHINGTON – Skip the flowers and chocolates this year and take advantage of the Amtrak Loves You Sale. Now through February 16, customers can purchase one ticket and bring a companion free for nationwide travel between March 1 and August 31, 2022. Customers can receive discounted tickets by using the discount code (V214) when booking their trip or at amtrak.com/vdaysale.