Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman told a Congressional committee today that America’s Railroad® is leveraging record ridership to reduce dependence on federal operating subsidies.
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The new “Take Off” campaign promotes the freedom and efficiency business travelers enjoy on Acela trains
Today, Amtrak announces it has named Thomas J. Hall as chief of customer services and Jay Commer as general manager of state-supported services. Both will report directly to vice president of operations DJ Stadtler effective immediately.
Amtrak and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) are gearing up for track improvements along the former Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) route used by Amtrak Wolverine Service and Blue Water trains from Kalamazoo to Central and Eastern Michigan. Amtrak has responsibility for this infrastructure, effective Feb. 16.
The Winter Park Station is an important part of the Amtrak national network. The Silver Meteor and Silver Star both serve this station, and will continue to do so during construction, providing convenient access south to Miami and north to New York.
Amtrak passengers traveling between Los Angeles and Seattle can ride Amtrak’s Coast Starlight to the San Francisco bay area this spring to experience the city’s vibrant cultural scene.
Amtrak will honor the contributions of African Americans throughout all aspects of American life, including the development, construction, management and operation of railroads across the country, by hosting events nationwide in celebration of Black History Month.
Burnham Place, part of the Washington Union Station Master Plan, has received the Institute Honor Award for Regional and Urban Design as awarded by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Passenger rail is a vital alternative in Virginia’s overall transportation solution and will be a contributor to Virginia’s future economic success.
Amtrak has installed hearing loop technology at designated ticket counters and at the customer service desks in New York and Washington to enhance the travel experience for passengers with hearing loss.