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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Adds Extra Capacity Ahead of San Diego Comic-Con

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Services and Schedules, Travel | July 16, 2019

ORANGE, Calif. – July 16, 2019 – In anticipation of one of the busiest travel weeks on the Pacific Surfliner, Amtrak is prepared to accommodate the surge of travelers with extra equipment and staff, adding approximately 9,500 additional seats to Pacific Surfliner trains over the five-day period from July 17 to July 21, 2019. In order to accommodate projected passenger demand, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will be putting 14 additional cars into service to expand capacity on peak days (Wednesday and Sunday).

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Amtrak Investing in the Auto Train Customer Experience

By | News | July 15, 2019

WASHINGTON – Amtrak will introduce a series of enhancements on the Auto Train during the next six months. This train offers daily, non-stop service from Lorton, Va. (near Washington, D.C.), and Sanford, Fla. (near Orlando). Customers can skip I-95 and travel with their vehicles, including cars, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, and even small boats or jet-skis.

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Amtrak Across America Sale Returns with New 40% Savings

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | July 9, 2019

WASHINGTON – Make the most of the second-half of 2019, and get a jump start on 2020, by traveling to new cities or revisiting a favorite place. Whether going to the festival you’ve always wanted to experience, traveling to cheer on your favorite team, or visiting family over the holiday season, customers can take advantage of the return of Amtrak’s popular sale, “Amtrak Across America.” Lasting only four days, customers can save 40% on their next trip when booking between Tuesday, July 9 and Friday, July 12. The sale is valid on trips between Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 and Friday Jan. 31, 2020, and has no blackout dates, allowing travelers to save for popular travel periods like Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving, and the winter holiday season.

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Amtrak Releases FY2018 Sustainability Report

By | News, Sustainability | July 8, 2019

Amtrak released its FY2018 Sustainability Report, in a newly designed and interactive online experience, highlighting company performance against year-over-year sustainability goals. In FY18 year, the company achieved all energy, fuel, recycling and emissions targets with the support of more than 20,000 employees.

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Amtrak Adirondack Customers to Receive Savings Up to 45% Off Train Tickets and Free 2-Day Passes to Fort Ticonderoga

By | Customer Amenities, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | June 28, 2019

NEW YORK – It’s time to spend less and see more of what New York has to offer. In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Adirondack train, New York residents and visitors can receive 45 percent off a companion ticket when they purchase a full-priced adult ticket on the Adirondack. Additionally, customers who show their Amtrak ticket to or from Ticonderoga, NY (station code FTC) at Fort Ticonderoga’s ticket office throughout July and August will receive free access to the numerous attractions and experiences on land and water at the iconic fort and historic site that dates back to the 18th century.

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Save on Saturday Travel for Two During the Amtrak Companion Fare Sale

By | News, Sales and Deals | June 24, 2019

Saturdays are for new experiences! Ride the rails and save on Saturday travel on Acela and Northeast Regional trains all summer long (and beyond) with Amtrak’s Buy One Get One companion fare sale beginning June 24 through August 30. Book day trips, weekend getaways or vacations for two anywhere along the Northeast Corridor (between Virginia Beach and Boston), for travel beginning June 29.

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Amtrak Offers 30% Discount Ahead of Father’s Day Weekend

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | June 13, 2019

Nationwide discount allows friends and families to get carried away on Amtrak

WASHINGTON – This year, there’s no better gift than the gift of train travel. Now customers can receive a discount on travel throughout the country with a 30 percent off sale heading into Father’s Day weekend. Giving customers the gift of an experience and memories that can be kept for a lifetime, Amtrak invites customers to get carried away and share the experience with friends, family and of particular importance, dads.

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