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Amtrak Works with Discover Global Network to Offer Customers New International Credit Card Options

By | Company News and Statements, Customer Amenities, News | March 12, 2018

Amtrak is now accepting Diners Club International, JCB and UnionPay credit cards as payment options for Amtrak travelers.

The credit cards, which are part of the Discover Global Network, are accepted through Amtrak’s multiple payment channels including Amtrak.com, Amtrak mobile apps, Quick-Trak kiosks, staffed stations (where available) and by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL.

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Amtrak Launches FindYourWay App to Help Passengers Navigate New York Penn Station

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News | December 13, 2017

Available for iOS and Android, app will share real-time boarding information, streamlining commuter transit

NEW YORK – Amtrak today announced that it launched FindYourWay, a real-time customer information beacon technology-enabled app, for exclusive use inside New York Penn Station. The app provides real-time gate, train, and boarding information for Amtrak customers and also helps direct passengers throughout the station to find gates, exits, ATMs, and restaurants. FindYourWay is currently available for free download on both iOS and Android operating systems.

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Lyft is “All Aboard” as Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Amtrak Winter Park Express

By | Customer Amenities, News, Sales and Deals, Services and Schedules | November 14, 2017

A new partnership between Winter Park Resort, Amtrak and Lyft offers a stress-free way to get to the slopes this winter, starting Jan. 5. As the Presenting Sponsor, the popular rideshare service Lyft will offer new customers an AMTRAKLYFT promo code for $5 off their first four rides. Customers can also select a larger vehicle for their boards and skis, plus be dropped off and picked up at Denver Union Station. From there, Amtrak avoids the traffic snarls on I-70 and US-40 to reach 3,081 acres of the best terrain in Colorado.

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Amtrak Announces Work To Refresh And Modernize New York Penn Station Restrooms

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News | October 13, 2017

Amtrak today announced that restrooms on the Amtrak concourse at New York Penn Station are receiving a refresh. Work on the women’s restroom will begin starting Monday, October16. Following completion of the women’s restroom, the refresh of the men’s restroom will begin. The restroom project is the first of several improvements Amtrak is planning for the station, and is expected to be completed by Spring 2018.

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Dunkin’ Donuts and Amtrak® Expand Partnership with Hot Coffee Service On Board Amtrak® Northeast Regional Trains Beginning Today

By | Customer Amenities, News, Travel | September 20, 2017

Dunkin’ Donuts and Amtrak today announced the expansion of their partnership to now offer Dunkin’ Donuts Original Blend and Dunkin’ Decaf hot coffee on board Amtrak Northeast Regional trains. The newest phase of this partnership follows the successful April launch of Dunkin’ Donuts hot coffee on board Amtrak Acela Express high-speed trains throughout the Northeast Corridor.

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Amtrak Launches Marketing Campaign Inviting Travelers to “Break the Travel Quo”

By | Company News and Statements, Customer Amenities, News | September 14, 2017

Traveling these days can be complicated with all the rules, restrictions, additional fees, and shrinking leg room – but it doesn’t have to be. Amtrak revealed today an exciting new campaign, dubbed “Break the Travel Quo,” that goes head-to-head against some of the most prevalent pain points of modern day travel and reminds consumers that riding with Amtrak is a far easier, more comfortable and convenient way to travel.

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Amtrak Advances Work to Improve New York Penn Station Passenger Concourse

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News | August 11, 2017

As part of continued efforts to improve the passenger experience at New York Penn Station, Amtrak announced the selection of AECOM, in partnership with Network Rail, to conduct an independent review of the interaction, coordination, and collaboration between the railroads’ various passenger concourses within Penn Station and provide recommendations to improve the design, functionality, communications, and coordination at this critical station.

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