Amtrak plans to expand new nonstop Acela service from New York

By Edward Russell, The Points Guy; November 9, 2019 Amtrak has plans to expand the nonstop Acela service it launched…

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Amtrak aspires to a 2-hour Washington, D.C.-New York trip, but it’s going to take a lot more than faster trains

By Luz Lazo, The Washington Post; November 3, 2019 Amtrak’s new nonstop Acela service between Washington and New York was…

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At Amtrak, business-IT co-creation engineers CX success

By Clint Boulton, Senior Writer, CIO; October 14, 2019 Delivering a superior customer experience (CX) requires close partnerships between IT…

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Amtrak Prepares for Increased Thanksgiving Travel

A press release from Amtrak; October 11, 2019: WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In anticipation of the busiest travel…

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When Amtrak called, I answered and got a travel voucher after a botched Acela trip

By Allan Sloan, Columnist, The Washington Post; October 9, 2019 Have you ever had something so unexpected and so positive…

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Amtrak reveals details about nonstop New York-Washington, D.C. service, new sleeping train amenities

By David Oliver, USA TODAY; September 13, 2019 WASHINGTON — A series of changes are on track to debut soon…

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Take a peek at Amtrak’s posh new Acela cars

By Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer; August 28, 2019 Amtrak’s high speed passenger service, Acela, expects to receive its second…

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Is Train Travel Your Next Adventure?

By Celina Colby, Exhale Lifestyle; August 7, 2019 Train travel may seem like an old-school, fanciful idea. Something your grandmother…

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Going cheap can cost you on Amtrak: Getting There

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; August 4, 2019 It was the railroad trip from hell: the hottest day of…

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Amtrak Offers Acela Nonstop Service between Washington, D.C. and New York City

A press release from Amtrak; July 25, 2019: WASHINGTON – Amtrak today announced the launch of Acela Nonstop, a new…

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How to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Seat on Amtrak

By Elizabeth Yuko, lifehacker.com; July 24, 2019 On a recent Amtrak trip, I arrived early, boarded as quickly as possible,…

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This Tiny Boston Tunnel Is the Missing Piece to Finally Connect the Entire East Coast

By Kastalia Medrano, Thrillist; July 22, 2019 If you look at the 457 miles of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC) rail…

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Amtrak Facing Rural Backlash Over Proposal to Cut Long-Distance Routes

A Video Report By Jason Bellini, The Wall Street Journal; July 16, 2019 Amtrak’s proposals for altering or eliminating some…

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Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former Airline CEO Thinks He Can Fix It.

By Ted Mann, The Wall Street Journal; July 6, 2019 The signs are aimed at the thousands of train passengers…

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Train branding a lost tradition in America

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; May 27, 2019 When a fast-moving winter storm was referred to as a “clipper,”…

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Beyond the average race story – Planes, Trains and a Bus: We Raced From New York City to Washington, D.C. to Find Which Was Fastest

By Zach Griff, The Points Guy; May 14, 2019 Everyone has their preferred method of transit for the ~220 mile…

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Amtrak’s next-generation Acela cars taking shape

By Ted Mann, The Wall Street Journal, Market Watch; May 12, 2019 HORNELL, N.Y. — The future of American high-speed…

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Amtrak To Increase Weekend Acela Express Frequencies

A press release from Amtrak; April 16, 2019: More Saturday service will be available beginning in May WASHINGTON – Weekend…

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Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

By David Shepardson, Reuters; January 11, 2019 ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) – Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new…

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Amtrak issues RFQ to upgrade Claytor Concourse in Washington Union Station

From Railway Technology; January 7, 2019 US-based passenger railroad service Amtrak has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to select…

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Delicacies of the Dining Car

A Book Review By Corby Kummer, The New York Times; November 28, 2018 FOOD ON THE MOVE Dining on the…

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Amtrak Returns for Third Year with “Track Friday Sale”

A press release from Amtrak; November 23, 2018: 30 percent discounts available nationwide through Cyber Monday WASHINGTON – This year,…

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Getting There: Amtrak service failing in Connecticut

By Jim Cameron, Connecticut Post; November 5, 2018 I’m usually a huge Amtrak fan. But not today. Sure, I love…

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Amtrak’s Acela seats to be upcycled into luxury bags

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; October 17, 2018 Amtrak has partnered with People for Urban Progress (PUP) to repurpose Acela Express…

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When Are Truly High-Speed Trains Coming To Amtrak?

By Francis Tapon, Contributor, Forbes; September 30, 2018 This month, Germany inaugurated the world’s first hydrogen-fuel-cell powered train. France’s TGV…

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