Amtrak

Amtrak
Moving America Where it wants to go.We are not just a railroad; we are a company that moves people. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day – at speeds up to 150 mph – to more than 500 destinations. We move customers where they want to go by responding to their wants and needs. And by doing so, we connect communities, economies and families that make our nation great. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the Unites States. Our mission is to provide safe transportation in the most efficient way possible, while ensuring that our customers get a consistent, high quality experience. Carrying out this mission, and ultimately achieving our vision, hinges on our employees.

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IS AMTRAK BECOMING LIKE THE AIRLINES?

USA TODAY | October 24, 2018

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For years I’ve been traveling to the nation’s capital to represent airline passengers before Congress, the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration. And I often get there by train. That’s not a punchline or a cheap shot, just a simple recognition that for me – and millions of others who live along the Interstate 95 corridor – Amtrak is the quickest, easiest, least stressful, most productive and often cheapest mode to get from Connecticut ...

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PHOTOS: AMTRAK'S PASSENGER TRAINS THROUGH THE YEARS

USA TODAY | November 02, 2018

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For its launch in 1971, Amtrak handpicked approximately 1,300 cars from a total pool of 3,000 held by the two dozen private railroads that had ceased operations. Amtrak soon began a program to refurbish and paint the cars in its red, white and blue color scheme. The fleet has continued to evolve ever since, culminating in today's sleek aerodynamic cars on the high-speed Acela line. Amtrak provides USA TODAY readers a look into its historical archives with vintage photos and advertisements th...

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HUNDREDS OF TRAVELERS DELAYED AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING AFTER AMTRAK TRAIN CARS SEPARATE

USA TODAY | November 23, 2018

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Hundreds of travelers got quite the scare before Thanksgiving after an Amtrak train separated and became disabled on the track. The train traveling from Montreal to New York experienced a "mechanical issue when two of the cars separated" Wednesday night near Albany, Amtrak said in a statement to USA TODAY. Passenger Chuck Reeves, a software engineer on his way to his parents’ home on Long Island for the holidays, wrote on Twitter he heard a "pop" and "smelled...

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AMTRAK ENHANCES SHARE FARES DEAL OFFERING DISCOUNT FOR UP TO SIX TRAVELERS

Travel And Tour World | August 14, 2019

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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 Fares deal. The deal was previously available for four passengers and provided up to a 35% discount.The Share Fares discount is valid for purchase on August 12 for travel after August 14 and requires a reservation two days in advance. The more the merrier on Amtra...

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IS AMTRAK BECOMING LIKE THE AIRLINES?

USA TODAY | October 24, 2018

For years I’ve been traveling to the nation’s capital to represent airline passengers before Congress, the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration. And I often get there by train. That’s not a punchline or a cheap shot, just a simple recognition that for me – and millions of others who live along the Interstate 95 corridor – Amtrak is the quickest, easiest, least stressful, most productive and often cheapest mode to get from Connecticut ...

Read More
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PHOTOS: AMTRAK'S PASSENGER TRAINS THROUGH THE YEARS

USA TODAY | November 02, 2018

For its launch in 1971, Amtrak handpicked approximately 1,300 cars from a total pool of 3,000 held by the two dozen private railroads that had ceased operations. Amtrak soon began a program to refurbish and paint the cars in its red, white and blue color scheme. The fleet has continued to evolve ever since, culminating in today's sleek aerodynamic cars on the high-speed Acela line. Amtrak provides USA TODAY readers a look into its historical archives with vintage photos and advertisements th...

Read More
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HUNDREDS OF TRAVELERS DELAYED AHEAD OF THANKSGIVING AFTER AMTRAK TRAIN CARS SEPARATE

USA TODAY | November 23, 2018

Hundreds of travelers got quite the scare before Thanksgiving after an Amtrak train separated and became disabled on the track. The train traveling from Montreal to New York experienced a "mechanical issue when two of the cars separated" Wednesday night near Albany, Amtrak said in a statement to USA TODAY. Passenger Chuck Reeves, a software engineer on his way to his parents’ home on Long Island for the holidays, wrote on Twitter he heard a "pop" and "smelled...

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AMTRAK ENHANCES SHARE FARES DEAL OFFERING DISCOUNT FOR UP TO SIX TRAVELERS

Travel And Tour World | 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 Fares deal. The deal was previously available for four passengers and provided up to a 35% discount.The Share Fares discount is valid for purchase on August 12 for travel after August 14 and requires a reservation two days in advance. The more the merrier on Amtra...

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