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New Bike Racks, Additional Parking at 30th Street Station

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel | November 21, 2013

Amtrak, SEPTA and NJ Transit passengers traveling through 30th Street Station during the busy holiday season will once again be able to access the 30th Street side of the iconic building via a newly-reconstructed West Plaza. The plaza re-opens on Friday, November 22 and features additional bike racks, expanded parking and new outdoor seating options, among other improvements.

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Amtrak and State Partners Reach Agreement to Preserve All Corridor Routes

By | Commuter and State Partners, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Services and Schedules | October 15, 2013

Amtrak has successfully negotiated contracts with 19 state transportation departments and other entities to increase state control and funding of 28 current passenger rail routes. America’s Railroad® is now poised to move forward with state partners to further expand and improve the intercity passenger rail network.

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Track Improvement Project Reaches 2013’s Last Phase for Accelerated Michigan Amtrak Services

By | Commuter and State Partners, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel | October 9, 2013

The last of three Michigan track improvement AMTRAKINSERT2phases for the 2013 construction season begins between Jackson and Kalamazoo on Oct. 14. While the project will cause some delays and modified weekday schedules, the result will be upgraded tracks and more reliable service as part of the Accelerated Rail Program being carried out by Amtrak for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

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Expanded Restroom Facilities Open Ahead of Schedule at Baltimore Penn Station

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel | October 2, 2013

Amtrak and the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) today announce completion of a $1 million Joint Benefit project to renovate and modernize the restroom facilities at Baltimore Penn Station. The project, which began in July 2013, opens ahead of schedule and features more stalls and new fixtures that meet ADA accessibility requirements.

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