Amtrak

  • Amtrak Names Ken Hylander Chief Safety Officer

     Wednesday, January 10, 2018

    Amtrak has named Ken Hylander Executive Vice President and Chief Safety Officer. Hylander most recently served as Chairman of the Flight Safety Foundation and previously served as the Chief Safety Officer at Delta Air Lines. He will report directly to …

  • Amtrak discontinues station stop in Arizona

     Friday, January 5, 2018

    From 2018 Amtrak will no longer halt in Williams, the junction existed to shuttle people to the Grand Canyon Railway and Hotel.   The Grand Canyon Railway has run a shuttle service between the train stop and its hotel for …

  • Vermont edges closer to upgraded air, rail travel with Canada

     Friday, December 15, 2017

    This week Senator Patrick Leahy had called for action by the Canadian Parliament to pass new customs preclearance language into law that would be making probable improved rail and air travel between Vermont and other points in Canada and the …

  • Amtrak Launches FindYourWay App to Help Passengers Navigate New York Penn Station

     Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Amtrak today announced that it launched FindYourWay, a real-time customer information beacon technology-enabled app, for exclusive use inside New York Penn Station. The app provides real-time gate, train, and boarding information for Amtrak customers and also helps direct passengers throughout …

  • Amtrak Has Best Month Ever For Ticket Revenue

     Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Amtrak achieved record revenue in November, reaching $204.7 million in system-wide adjusted ticket revenue, the best month in the company’s history.   Thanksgiving continued to be the busiest week of the year for Amtrak, with a record 777,897 riders taking …

  • Amtrak Launches FindYourWay App to Help Passengers Navigate New York

     Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Amtrak today announced that it launched FindYourWay, a real-time customer information beacon technology-enabled app, for exclusive use inside New York Penn Station. The app provides real-time gate, train, and boarding information for Amtrak customers and also helps direct passengers throughout …

  • New Amtrak Station in Alton serves the River Bend Region

     Friday, September 15, 2017

    Amtrak customers today were welcomed by representatives of the railroad, City of Alton, Madison County, state and federal officials to the gleaming new Alton Regional Multimodal Transportation Center, an Amtrak station with modern amenities, Madison County Transit (MCT) connections and …

  • All Aboard For The 2017 Autumn Express

     Thursday, September 7, 2017

    The Amtrak Autumn Express excursion is back by popular demand for another year, operating Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct.15, from New York Penn Station for a trip through the Hudson River Valley. Passengers can join this historic train ride, …

  • New Locomotives Serving Amtrak Customers on State-sponsored Trains in the Midwest

     Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    New locomotives are now serving Amtrak customers in Illinois and Wisconsin, with the U.S.-built, Midwest-powered, Amtrak-maintained units slated to operate on state-sponsored services in the region. These Siemens Charger locomotives will please customers with enhanced smoothness, speed capability and safety …

  • New Thruway Connections in Vermont, New York and Pennsylvania

     Monday, August 28, 2017

    Amtrak and the State of Vermont are partners providing Amtrak Thruway bus service to Manchester and Bennington. Convenient morning and evening bus schedules offer connections to Amtrak trains at the Albany-Rensselaer station in New York.   The “Vermont Shires Connector” …

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