U.S.: Amtrak Takes Active Measures to Maintain Safe Environment, Modifies Some Schedules

A press release from Amtrak; March 15, 2020: Amtrak Coronavirus Updated: Sunday, March 15 4:00 p.m. ET The safety of…

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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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Construction begins on temporary downtown Amtrak station in Buffalo, New York

By Mike Desmond, WBFO 88.7; July 1, 2019 If you happen to travel along downtown Buffalo’s Exchange Street, the Amtrak…

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New York high-speed rail project faces another delay

By Eric Anderson, The Albany Times-Union; April 26, 2019 Albany Efforts to boost passenger train speeds across upstate New York…

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New York: Amtrak trains could serve Long Island

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; January 22, 2019 Albany Some Metro-North commuter trains serving the New Haven line could arrive…

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Hopes high for growing ridership at Schenectady, New York rail station

By Stephen Williams, The Daily Gazette; December 9, 2018 SCHENECTADY — Now that Schenectady has a new state-of-the-art railroad station…

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The graveyard shift at New York City’s Penn Station

By Greg Brownell, The Post Star; May 17, 2018 Most of us who use Penn Station in New York think…

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Amtrak says changes ahead on New York City Empire Service route

By Massarah Mikati, The Albany Times-Union; March 10, 2018 SCHENECTADY — Amtrak is preparing for a shift of its upstate…

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New York State opinion: Amtrak still sets holiday records

By Don Glynn, Niagara Gazette; December 23, 2017 Don’t let anyone tell you that, for whatever reasons, people no longer…

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More projects in the works for Amtrak’s New York State Empire Service

By Eric Anderson, Albany Times-Union; December 4, 2017 Rensselaer – Projects intended to improve Amtrak’s Empire Service are in the…

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New York State: At 50, Empire Service has covered a lot of ground

By Eric Anderson, the Albany Times-Union; December 2, 2017 Rensselaer – Fifty years ago this weekend, the famous “name” trains…

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Amtrak updates Northeast Corridor train seating, with some improvements in time for holidays

By Bart Jansen, USA TODAY; November 13, 2017 WASHINGTON — Amtrak officials say renovations to Northeast Regional trains will delight…

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