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Amtrak San Joaquins to run special trains to Allensworth State Historic Park for annual Re-dedication Event, Oct. 9

By | Commuter and State Partners, Customer Amenities, News, Services and Schedules, Travel | September 30, 2021

(September 30, Stockton, CA) – Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park is holding a celebratory “re-dedication” event on Saturday, October 9 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and the Amtrak San Joaquins has scheduled special trains at a 50 percent discount rate to bring visitors to the park for the historically significant event.  

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A message from Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn

By | Company News and Statements, News, Safety, Services and Schedules | September 26, 2021

We are in mourning today for the people who lost their lives due to the derailment of the Empire Builder train Saturday, near Joplin, Montana, on the BNSF Railway, as well as the many others who were injured.  We have no words that can adequately express our sorrow for those who lost a loved one or who were hurt in this horrible event.  They are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Amtrak Police and Law Enforcement Officers Unite for Largest Railroad Safety Initiative in U.S.

By | News, Safety | September 21, 2021

WASHINGTON – Nearly 500 Police and Sheriff’s departments across 43 states and the District of Columbia will join the Amtrak Police Department and Operation Lifesaver Inc (OLI)  to conduct “Operation Clear Track,” the single largest railroad safety law enforcement detail in the U.S. This is the fifth annual event aimed at enforcing state grade crossing and trespassing laws while raising awareness on the importance of making safe choices near railroad tracks and crossings.

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Amtrak Offers 50% Off Fares During National Fall Flash Sale

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | September 1, 2021

WASHINGTON – Save big this fall with Amtrak’s 50% off National Fall Flash Sale available for purchase for a limited time between Sept. 1 and Sept. 8. The sale is valid in coach and Acela Business Class for popular destinations from coast to coast with travel dates between Sept. 8 – Nov. 18. From dazzling displays of autumn colors in the Northeast to the breathtaking great plains of the Midwest, to the serene waters of the Pacific Coast and the unique charms of the South, Amtrak connects travelers with some of the most beautiful and popular destinations across the United States. 

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