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Amtrak Travelers Can Now Buy Tickets for Berkshire Flyer Service Between Pittsfield and New York City

By | Commuter and State Partners, Customer Amenities, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | May 25, 2022

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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Carry-On Pet Program Available on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Trains

By | Commuter and State Partners, Customer Amenities, News | May 17, 2022

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.

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Amtrak Unveils Summer Schedule Ahead of Peak Travel Season 

By | Commuter and State Partners, Company News and Statements, News, Services and Schedules, Travel | May 9, 2022

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.

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Amtrak Virginia Train Exhibit Opens at Children’s Museum of Richmond

By | Commuter and State Partners | May 3, 2022

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.

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

By | Commuter and State Partners, Sales and Deals | April 28, 2022

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.

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For a Limited Time, Amtrak Offers USA Rail Pass for $399

By | Commuter and State Partners, Company News and Statements, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | March 22, 2022

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.

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Amtrak Offers Buy One Bring a Companion Free Fare

By | Commuter and State Partners, Company News and Statements, News, Travel | February 10, 2022

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.

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