Amtrak

  • Amtrak-led Coalition Wins Another Southwest Chief Grant

    Published on : Thursday, September 24, 2020

    Amtrak, committed to the national network of long-distance, interregional trains, is thanking the Federal Railroad Administration for a $5.6 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant to stabilize and rehabilitate the route of the Amtrak Southwest Chief in …

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  • Amtrak Takes New Step to Ensure Distancing on Trains

    Published on : Thursday, September 10, 2020

    Amtrak is taking a new step to make certain our customers can easily distance themselves from each other on our busiest trains in the Northeast Corridor and on the Amtrak National Network. Effective Sept. 14, customers who purchase multi-ride tickets …

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  • Amtrak Expands Carry-On Bike Program on Northeast Regional and Northeast State-Supported Trains

    Published on : Friday, September 4, 2020

    Amtrak has expanded its Carry-on bike program for most Northeast Regional departures, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8, allowing customers to store their bike inside of the passenger coach in a designated space. In addition, Amtrak has worked with its various Northeast …

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  • Amtrak Celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Published on : Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    Amtrak is commemorating the 30th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law on July 26, 1990. With input from station owners, stakeholders from the disability community and state and federal officials, America’s Railroad® has taken …

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  • Amtrak Introduces Lowest Fares of 2020 for Acela and Northeast Regional Trains

    Published on : Friday, July 10, 2020

    Amtrak passengers can now receive extra savings when traveling throughout the Northeast with the lowest fares of the year, which combine 30 percent savings with the ongoing Saver Fares already offered on Acela and Northeast Regional (NER) trains, by booking …

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  • Milwaukee-Chicago Amtrak Hiawatha Service Returns June 1

    Published on : Thursday, May 28, 2020

    Beginning June 1, Amtrak and our partner state transportation departments are restoring a Hiawatha Service round-trip between Milwaukee and Chicago in response to anticipated increased demand. Hiawatha Trains 332 & 339 and continued service by Amtrak Empire Builder Trains 7/27 …

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  • Amtrak and PennDOT to Restore Pennsylvanian and Keystone Service

    Published on : Friday, May 22, 2020

    In coordination with state partners at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, beginning June 1, Amtrak is fully restoring Pennsylvanian service (New York – Philadelphia – Pittsburgh) frequencies and Keystone Service (New York – Philadelphia – Harrisburg) trains will begin operating …

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  • Amtrak to Return Acela Service on the Northeast Corridor

    Published on : Monday, May 11, 2020

    Beginning June 1, Amtrak is restoring Acela service on the Northeast Corridor on a modified schedule in response to anticipated increased demand. Modified service will include the restoration of three weekday Acela roundtrips. Northeast Regional frequencies will also be increased …

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  • Amtrak Requires Facial Coverings as Added Measure of Protection

    Published on : Friday, May 8, 2020

    As part of Amtrak’s ongoing commitment to protect customers and front-line employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic, beginning on May 11 Amtrak is requiring that all customers in stations, on trains and thruway buses wear facial coverings. “The safety …

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  • Amtrak Names William Flynn as CEO and President

    Published on : Tuesday, March 3, 2020

    Amtrak announced that it has named William J. Flynn as its next Chief Executive Officer and President. Flynn, a seasoned business leader with four decades of transportation and logistics experience, will begin his role on April 15, 2020. Flynn succeeds …

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  • Amtrak Offers 50% Off Travel with Leap Year Sale

    Published on : Friday, February 28, 2020

    Amtrak is making it even easier to see America with its Leap Year Sale, offering customers 50% off ticket purchases. Friday, February 28, through Saturday, February 29, customers can receive half-off coach tickets for travel between March 7 and April …

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  • Amtrak Offers Trip for Two with Its Buy One Get One Free Valentine’s Day Sale

    Published on : Thursday, February 13, 2020

    At Amtrak, we want to show customers how much we love them by offering a Valentine’s Day Buy One Get One Free Sale. Thursday, February 13, through Monday, February 17, customers can buy one coach ticket and get the second free …

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  • New Amtrak Acela Trains Stimulate Nationwide Economy

    Published on : Thursday, December 5, 2019

    The Amtrak partnership with Alstom to produce the next generation of Acela trains to move customers at higher speeds and more comfort between Boston and Washington is also boosting businesses nationwide. Today, Amtrak and Alstom thanked workers at LB Steel in Illinois …

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  • Amtrak Kicks Off “Track Friday Sale”

    Published on : Saturday, November 30, 2019

    This year, give friends and loved ones a memorable and meaningful experience by treating them to a travel adventure as Amtrak launches its fourth annual “Track Friday Sale.” Customers can take advantage of a special deal with fares as low …

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  • Amtrak Offers 50% Off Fares During Fall Getaway Flash Sale

    Published on : Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    Save big on fall travel during the Amtrak 50% off Fall Getaway Flash Sale available for a limited time between October 22 – 23. The sale is valid for popular destinations from coast to coast with travel dates between Nov. 11 – …

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  • Amtrak Debuts New Amenities for Acela Nonstop Service Between New York City and Washington, D.C.

    Published on : Saturday, September 14, 2019

    Amtrak today announced the unique amenities exclusive to its Acela Nonstop, which begins its inaugural trip on Monday, Sept. 23, including: complimentary coffee, tea water, and a light snack, “at seat” cashless cart service offering a limited menu of snacks and …

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  • Amtrak Introduces Enhanced Menu and New Flexible Dining Experience on Five Routes

    Published on : Saturday, September 14, 2019

    Amtrak continues to evolve the travel experience on long-distance trains with the introduction of a new, flexible dining service for Sleeping Car customers traveling on the Cardinal, City of New Orleans, Crescent and Silver Meteor starting on Oct. 1 and …

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  • Amtrak Updates Mobile App to Improve the Booking Experience

    Published on : Thursday, September 12, 2019

    Amtrak is updating its app to make bookings and travel management effortless. Version 4.0 brings significant enhancements to meet customers’ needs, by offering more services, and making booking faster and easier than ever before. Now with the app updates, customers …

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  • Discount for Military Veterans Now Available for Travel on Amtrak

    Published on : Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    Amtrak is offering customers who have served in the U.S. armed forces a new way to save on rail travel. A 10% discount for military veterans is now available for customers who have served in the Army, Marines, Navy, Air …

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  • Amtrak Enhances Share Fares Deal Offering Discount for Up to Six Travelers

    Published on : Wednesday, August 14, 2019

    Amtrak announced its new and improved Share Fares deal, offering up to 45% off Amtrak travel. Inspiring customers to travel together with friends and loved ones, Amtrak now offers discounts for up to six passengers as part of its Share …

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