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Amtrak Donates over 100,000 Essentials to People in Need

By | Company News and Statements, Customer Amenities, News, Sustainability, Travel | May 27, 2022

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has partnered with Delivering Good to donate 119,596 individual items, including bedding, towels and linens to local organizations that help those in need. Delivering Good strives to create a more equitable world where people facing economic, medical, social and environmental challenges have useful items needed to overcome adversity and achieve their full potential. With donations stemming from Seattle, Oakland, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Miami, the Amtrak-Delivering Good partnership has had a national impact.

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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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“Art at Amtrak” Public Art Program Coming to New York Penn Station in June

By | Customer Amenities, Infrastructure, Stations and Facilities, News, Travel | May 20, 2022

NEW YORK – Amtrak today announced Art at Amtrak, a year-round public art initiative that will bring a variety of visual works to New York Penn Station (NYP)and provide an unparalleled creative platform for New York and New Jersey artists. Building upon the highly successful public art program at Moynihan Train Hall, the rotating temporary installations commissioned for Art at Amtrakwillfurther enliven the hub that serves as the front door to New York City.

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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 Remains Steadfast in its Commitment to Sustainability

By | Company News and Statements, News, Sustainability, Travel | April 22, 2022

WASHINGTON – During one of the most exciting phases for passenger rail in this nation’s history, Amtrak is beginning a new era that offers even more sustainable transportation options for travelers. To bring this transformation to life and as part of Amtrak’s vision for the future, Amtrak pledges to reduce 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, fully transitioning all electricity to carbon-free sources by 2030. As a part of this vision, the acquisition of new ALC-42s will reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions compared to the legacy fleet they are replacing.

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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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Amtrak Promotes ‘Northeast Getaway Sale’ for Travel Anywhere in Between Washington, D.C. and Boston

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | January 26, 2022

ak’s latest promotion, which offers $49 for Acela Business class tickets and $19 Coach tickets on Northeast Regional trains and other trains traveling along the Northeast Corridor for travel between any two cities from Boston and Washington, D.C. This sale is valid between Wednesday, January 26 and Saturday, January 29, for travel between Tuesday, February 1 and Thursday, May 26, 2022 via Amtrak.com/Northeast-Getaway-Sale. Fares will auto price, no discount code needed.

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