Amtrak

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

    Published on : Friday, June 14, 2019

    Amtrak 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 …

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  • Amtrak Customers Celebrate 90 Years of Empire Builder Service

    Published on : Wednesday, June 12, 2019

    Amtrak today marked the 90th anniversary of the Empire Builder, which travels across the country’s northern tier, allowing customers to experience the grandeur of the Mississippi River Valley, Great Plains, Rockies and the Cascade Range. Daily service between Chicago and …

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  • Amtrak Improving Northeast Corridor Infrastructure

    Published on : Tuesday, June 4, 2019

    Work continues to upgrade the infrastructure to increase track capacity, improve the ride quality and offer greater reliability that will benefit Acela and and other Amtrak customers as well as commuter passengers along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) from Washington, D.C., …

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  • Amtrak Northeast Sale Offers BOGO Free Companion For Saturday Summer Travel

    Published on : Friday, May 17, 2019

    With temperatures heating up in the Northeast, Amtrak is making it easier to enjoy the warm weather and weekends with your favorite travel partner through its “Saturday BOGO Sale.” The sale offers customers one free adult ticket, with the purchase …

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  • Amtrak Celebrates 48 Years; Looks to the Future

    Published on : Thursday, May 2, 2019

    Continuing its FY18 success, Amtrak is on track for its best year as the company celebrates its 48th year of operations. Fiscal year ridership is up 1.3% through March over FY18, and Amtrak is heading toward breakeven on an operating …

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  • Amtrak Names Dennis Newman Executive Vice President of Planning and Strategy

    Published on : Tuesday, April 23, 2019

    Dennis Newman has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President, Planning & Strategy responsible for corporate planning and strategy, schedule & consist planning, Amtrak’s services and host railroad groups, and the company’s participation in the Gateway Program.   …

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  • Amtrak to boost train tourism with $90 million

    Published on : Tuesday, April 9, 2019

    Amtrak plans to invest up to $90 million in improvements to the historic Baltimore Penn Station. It wants to turn the central Baltimore into a premier regional transportation hub that will provide transit connections. Amtrak investment will help to  improve …

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  • Amtrak Names Roger Harris Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer

    Published on : Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    the Amtrak Board of Directors appointed Roger Harris to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer, responsible for corporate marketing, sales distribution, network and consist planning, market research and pricing and revenue management, along with the …

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  • Amtrak to provide matching funds for “Southwest Chief” route

    Published on : Thursday, February 28, 2019

    Amtrak has informed federal, state and local officials along the route of the daily Southwest Chief that, with the enactment of the recent full-year funding bill by Congress, it will provide matching funds to enable a federal grant to be …

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  • Amtrak Board Names Kevin Winters Inspector General

    Published on : Saturday, February 2, 2019

    Amtrak Board of Directors today appointed Kevin Winters as the new Amtrak inspector general, effective immediately. He succeeds Tom Howard, who will retire after four decades of experience in senior federal accountability positions.   Winters has served as Deputy Inspector …

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  • Amtrak Offers 30 Percent Savings on its Long Distance and State Trains

    Published on : Monday, January 28, 2019

    It’s time to sit in comfort, and not traffic for your spring, summer and holiday travel with Amtrak’s latest flash sale on long distance and state supported trains, exclusively available at Amtrak.com. Starting Monday, Jan. 28 through Thursday, Jan. 31, …

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  • Amtrak Completes Design of Premium Customer Space at Moynihan Train Hall

    Published on : Thursday, January 24, 2019

    Amtrak has reached a key milestone in its plan to enhance the customer experience at its future home in the Moynihan Train Hall with the completion of planning and design for its premium passenger space, the Metropolitan Lounge (formerly ClubAcela) …

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  • Amtrak Seeks New Passenger Equipment for Northeast Regional and State Corridor Service

    Published on : Saturday, January 19, 2019

    Amtrak has released a Request for Proposals today, for a new fleet of single-level passenger rail vehicles to replace Amfleet I cars, providing new equipment with contemporary rail amenities to better serve Amtrak customers. Amfleet I cars are used primarily …

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  • Contemporary Dining Improvements on Two Amtrak Routes

    Published on : Thursday, January 17, 2019

    Dining choices for sleeping car customers on Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited trains will include more hot entrées and improved breakfast options, starting this week.   “We continuously improve and enhance our offerings,” said Peter Wilander, Amtrak Vice President, …

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  • Amtrak Announces Buy One, Get 50 Percent off Companion Fare

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Customers can take advantage of a special offer with the latest four-day sale starting Monday, Jan. 7, through Thursday, Jan. 10. Buy one adult fare and get 50 percent off companion fare for travel from Feb. 5 through April 17. …

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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 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 Photo #AmtrakHolidayContest for 12 Lucky Winners

    Published on : Thursday, December 13, 2018

    Amtrak is evoking the family festive, nostalgic, and celebratory holiday feelings that comes from holiday season train travel by debuting its social media-based and photo-friendly #AmtrakHolidayContest. For 12 days starting Thursday, Dec. 13, contestants can post their holiday and Amtrak …

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  • Amtrak: Booking Travel Now Easier with New Online Too

    Published on : Thursday, December 13, 2018

    Amtrak Vacations(r), one of the leading train travel package providers in North America, introduced an online tool to give customers a convenient way to book a unique rail adventure.   Customers can book travel after visiting the Amtrak Vacations website …

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  • Amtrak: Buy One Roomette and Bring a Companion for Free

    Published on : Tuesday, December 4, 2018

    The benefits of traveling on Amtrak with a family companion or significant other has never been better with the latest sale. This sale allows one person in a group of two to travel for free and is available exclusively on …

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