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Amtrak California Zephyr Detouring Due to Temporary Track Closure in Colorado

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel | September 19, 2013

The Union Pacific Railroad (UP) route used daily by the Amtrak California Zephyr is closed for repairs west of Denver through early October, following recent heavy rains and flooding. As a result, Amtrak will use an alternate route between Denver and Salt Lake City, effective Friday, Sept. 20, and until further notice.

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Track Improvement Project Begins for Accelerated Michigan Amtrak Services

By | Commuter and State Partners, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel | September 4, 2013

The first of three Michigan track improvement phases for the 2013 construction season begins on Sept. 9. While the projects will cause some delays and modified schedules, the result will be upgraded tracks and more reliable service for Amtrak Wolverine Service trains as part of the Accelerated Rail Program being carried out by Amtrak for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

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Amtrak Operates Special Autumn Express Train

By | Customer Amenities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel | August 20, 2013

Amtrak invites passengers to experience the splendor of fall aboard the inaugural “Autumn Express.” Tickets are now on sale for this one-day-only special train, which departs from and returns to Philadelphia 30th Street Station on Saturday, Nov. 2, and affords scenic views of historic railroad sites throughout Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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