• Amtrak Recognized as One of the Best Employers for Diversity

     Wednesday, April 26, 2023

    Amtrak was honored for diversity excellence on the Forbes Best Employers for Diversity in 2023 list. The achievement comes as Amtrak builds a workforce to modernize infrastructure, improve stations and expand train services, reaching more of America, from small, rural …

  • Amtrak starts the process for new overnight trains

     Friday, January 20, 2023

    A new era at Amtrak accelerates this year, with as many as ten manufacturers submitting their ideas on replacement railcars for world-famous routes such as the Auto Train, California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, Crescent, Empire Builder and Southwest Chief. This marks …

  • Amtrak cascades resumes service to Vancouver, BC

     Monday, September 5, 2022

    Amtrak, in conjunction with WSDOT, ODOT, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail), and other federal agencies, will resume Amtrak Cascades service to Vancouver, British Columbia, on September 26. The first Cascades train to Vancouver will depart Seattle at 7:45 a.m. on …

  • Train travelling reaches all time high in July with more than 110,000 passengers: Amtrak

     Wednesday, August 31, 2022

    The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority (VPRA) and Amtrak announced today that ridership on its state-supported trains hit an all-time high in July with more than 110,000 passengers traveling.  This is an increase of 28.9 percent over June of 2022 and …

  • Amtrak releases sustainability report

     Thursday, August 25, 2022

    Amtrak released its FY21 Sustainability Report that showcases sustainability projects across Amtrak’s regions and operations. Throughout the report are details of Amtrak’s measured progress against annual and long-term sustainability goals that encompass greenhouse gas emissions, diesel fuel and electricity usage. …

  • Amtrak has 4000 new roles to fill up

     Thursday, August 18, 2022

    The requirement is huge compared to the previous vacancy alerts. There are requirements from different disciplines. Some of these roles involve project management, finance, technology, onboard services, electrical, customer service and many other profiles.

  • Amtrak hitting home run with its newest marketing programme

     Wednesday, August 10, 2022

    Amtrak is hitting a home run with its newest marketing and advertising program that focuses on sports by leveraging partnerships with teams in the MLB, NHL, WNBA and college athletes playing in the Northeast Corridor (NEC), between Boston – Washington, D.C.

  • Amtrak received highest score possible on the 2022 Disability Equality Index

     Monday, July 25, 2022

    Amtrak received the highest score possible on the 2022 Disability Equality Index (DEI), which measures tangible actions companies take to achieve disability inclusion and equality in the workplace. Scored out of 100, the DEI represents the most robust disability inclusion …

  • Amtrak services are in back along Missouri River Runner

     Monday, July 18, 2022

    The Amtrak service in Washington is returning to two round-trips a day Monday. With the new schedule, there are two eastbound trains will depart from Kansas City to St. Louis daily, and arrive in Washington at 9:21 a.m. and at …

  • Amtrak Appoints Roger Harris President and Gerhard Williams Executive Vice President of Service Delivery & Operations

     Friday, June 24, 2022

    Today, Amtrak CEO Stephen Gardner announced the promotions of Roger Harris to President and Gerhard (Gery) Williams to Executive Vice President, Service Delivery & Operations, effective July 5, 2022. “Amtrak has entered an exciting new era of growth and development, …


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