Amtrak Railway

  • Super-Sized Trains Scheduled for Amtrak MidwestSM Thanksgiving Travel

    Published on : Monday, October 14, 2019

    Amtrak is prepared to accommodate the surge of Thanksgiving travelers with additional capacity on Amtrak MidwestSM network routes for the holiday in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin, plus extra trains to Downstate Illinois stations in Normal and Quincy. While we will operate every available …

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  • Amtrak Winter Park Express 2020 Tickets Now Available

    Published on : Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    Every weekend this ski season can last for three days instead of two, with Amtrak “ski train” roundtrips between Denver and Winter Park Resort on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, starting Jan. 10. Adult fares start at $29 each way and …

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  • Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver Team Up for Largest U.S. Rail Safety Enforcement Action

    Published on : Thursday, September 19, 2019

    Amtrak Police and Operation Lifesaver Inc. (OLI), on Tues. Sept. 24, will host “Operation Clear Track,” the single largest railroad safety detail to be mobilized across the U.S. as part of National Rail Safety Week that runs Sept. 22-28.   During …

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  • Amtrak Offers 35% Discount in Honor of Grandparents Day

    Published on : Friday, September 6, 2019

    Customers can receive a discount on travel throughout the country with a 35% off sale heading into Grandparents Day. Giving customers the gift of an experience and memories that can be kept for a lifetime, Amtrak invites grandparents to share the experience with …

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  • Amtrak Take the train and save 40% on Northeast Travel

    Published on : Tuesday, July 30, 2019

    Plan your upcoming end of summer, fall break and holiday travel with change to spare during Amtrak’s Get Lost in the Ride sale beginning July 30 – Aug. 1. Book day trips, business trips or relaxing vacations at a 40% discount anywhere …

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  • Amtrak Encourages Caution Near Railroad Crossings and Tracks

    Published on : Wednesday, June 5, 2019

    Approximately once every three hours in the United States, either a vehicle or a pedestrian is involved in a collision with a train. June is National Safety Month and Amtrak wants to take this opportunity to remind the public of …

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  • Amtrak Encourages Caution Near Railroad Crossings and Tracks

    Published on : Wednesday, June 5, 2019

    Approximately once every three hours in the United States, either a vehicle or a pedestrian is involved in a collision with a train. June is National Safety Month and Amtrak wants to take this opportunity to remind the public of …

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  • Get Carried Away on Amtrak as Summer Travel Season Begins: Hop aboard to more than 500 destinations

    Published on : Monday, May 20, 2019

    Amtrak is expecting an increase in customers this summer as train travel offers unparalleled convenience, ease and comfort. America’s Railroad® also provides a compelling alternative to congested highways and crowded airports for vacationers traveling to a beach adventure, a national …

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  • Amtrak To Increase Weekend Acela Express Frequencies

    Published on : Thursday, May 2, 2019

    Weekend travelers will soon have more high-speed rail options along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) between Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C., as Amtrak expands its popular Acela Express service with an additional round trip on Saturday. These changes will go into effect beginning …

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  • Amtrak Introduces New Group Discount For Travel Across National Network

    Published on : Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    Share Fares is a new way for customers to bring family and friends on Amtrak and for them to get carried away on an adventure to many destinations across the national network. This everyday discount is available for purchase starting on Wednesday, April …

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  • Amtrak Winter Park Express Sets Records in 2019 Season

    Published on : Monday, April 22, 2019

    The Amtrak Winter Park Express trains set records for the service, including the most riders ever, in the 2019 season. Amtrak and Winter Park Resort leaders thank customers for choosing Amtrak to avoid traffic and to enjoy new features both …

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  • Amtrak To Increase Weekend Acela Express Frequencies

    Published on : Tuesday, April 16, 2019

    Weekend travelers will soon have more high-speed rail options along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) between Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C., as Amtrak expands its popular Acela Express service with an additional round trip on Saturday. These changes will go into effect …

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  • Amtrak To Increase Weekend Acela Express Frequencies

    Published on : Tuesday, April 16, 2019

    Weekend travelers will soon have more high-speed rail options along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) between Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C., as Amtrak expands its popular Acela Express service with an additional round trip on Saturday. These changes will go into effect …

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  • Amtrak train starts moving after getting stuck in snow for 36 hrs

    Published on : Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    In a statement Amtrak said a train with around 200 people on board is finally moving again after being stuck for 36 hours in snowy spot south of Eugene, Oregon.   No one was hurt when the train hit a …

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  • Amtrak to Improve National Network with New Locomotives

    Published on : Friday, December 21, 2018

    With demand for Amtrak service at record levels, Amtrak will acquire new mainline passenger diesel locomotives from Siemens Mobility to replace its aging National Network locomotive fleet. These initial 75 locomotives will be used principally for Amtrak’s Long Distance train …

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  • Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge in Boston Receives Modern Makeover and New Moniker

    Published on : Wednesday, December 19, 2018

    Amtrak customers traveling in and out of Boston South Station can now enjoy the newly renovated and re-branded Metropolitan Lounge, as part of a larger Amtrak lounge station refresh initiative. Previously known as ClubAcela, the newly opened Metropolitan Lounge, still …

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  • Amtrak Launches #AmtrakTakeMeThere Social Media Residency Program

    Published on : Friday, November 30, 2018

    Amtrak has created #AmtrakTakeMeThere, a new social media residency program that showcases the diversity of Amtrak passengers and their unique train travel experiences. Instead of experiencing these stories on social media from the viewpoint of a professional travel blogger or …

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  • Amtrak Sets Revenue and Earnings Records

    Published on : Friday, November 16, 2018

    Continuing financial improvements in recent years, Amtrak again posted record revenue and earnings for its fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2018. Strong management and improved product delivery and customer service led the company to its best operating performance in company history, despite challenges during the …

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  • Amtrak Promotes National 4-Day Sale for Seniors 65+

    Published on : Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    Just in time to travel to their favorite destinations prior this fall, customers who qualify for a senior rate (65 and older) are eligible to save 30 percent off their Amtrak travel on most trains throughout the country. The sale …

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  • Amtrak News Release: Amtrak Expands Its Gift Card Program

    Published on : Friday, August 3, 2018

    Whether you’re traveling for leisure or business, the gift of travel is always appreciated, especially with Amtrak gift cards now available at Amtrak.com, various brick and mortar stores and online retailers. The gift cards, which are available in physical cards …

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