Amtrak Bullying Now Targets SEPTA

By Frank N. Wilner, Capitol Hill Contributing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; June 18, 2019 WATCHING WASHINGTON, JUNE 2019 – Here…

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New York Penn Station’s upgrade continues with entrance transformation

By Joan Gralla, Newsday; June 16, 2019 The transformation of Penn Station advances Monday when, officials said, work starts on…

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New Jersey Transit train delays hit a record after Governor Murphy’s pledge to fix them

By Bloomberg News, Crain’s New York Business; June 13, 2019 New Jersey Transit commuter trains have hit their worst on-time…

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New Jersey: It won’t be a summer of hell, commuters. It’ll just be annoying. And it starts Monday.

By Larry Higgs, NJ.com; June 15, 2019 We won’t call it the “Summer of Hell.” That was supposed to happen…

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Hudson Tunnel States Take Steps for Federal Construction Grants

By Elise Young, Bloomberg; June 11, 2019 New York and New Jersey are taking steps to overcome a barrier to…

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Inside Amtrak’s next-generation Acela train: ‘Wi-Fi, craft beers and reliable schedules’

By Kris Van Cleave, CBS This Morning, CBS News; June 11, 2019 Amtrak plans to replace its popular Acela trains…

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Amtrak completes the redesign of Acela fleet interiors

From Railway Technology; June 11, 2019 US-based passenger railroad service Amtrak has completed the refurbishment of the interiors for its…

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CRISI grant to explore Amtrak stop at T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island

By Mischa Wanek-Libman, Mass Transit Magazine; June 11, 2019 The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded a $2.8 million Consolidated Rail…

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Amtrak As A Summer Travel Alternative

By Michael Goldstein Contributor, Forbes: June 5, 2019 Another spring weekend has come and gone, and summer vacation is just around…

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Amtrak Announces Organizational Changes

A press release from Amtrak; June 6, 2019: Tracie Winbigler appointed CFO and Stephen Gardner named Chief Operating and Commercial…

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Amtrak upgrades underway between Baltimore and Washington D.C.

By McKenna Oxenden, The Baltimore Sun; June 3, 2019 Train tracks between Baltimore and Washington D.C. are undergoing upgrades to…

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Amtrak announces Customer Now program

By Andrew Corselli, Managing Editor, Railway Age Magazine; May 28, 2019 Amtrak recently unveiled plans for a $72.5 million program, Customer Now,…

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After National Police Week, clearer heads must prevail in legislation slashing Amtrak security

By William Gonzalez, Opinion Contributor, The Hill; May 24, 2019 Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the…

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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 and New Jersey TRANSIT Continue Partnership with $31 Million Northeast Corridor Infrastructure Investment

A press release from Amtrak; May 14, 2019: NEW YORK – Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT today announced a joint $31…

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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 and the U.S. freight railroads – what’s the essential business model difference?

By Jim Blaze, Freight Waves; May 11, 2019 The physical similarity between Amtrak and freight railroads in the United States…

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Amtrak Celebrates 48 Years; Looks to the Future

A press release from Amtrak; May 1, 2019: WASHINGTON – Continuing its FY18 success, Amtrak is on track for its…

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Washington’s Long Bridge project impacting Amtrak expansion in Virginia

By DAVID MCGEE, BRISTOL HERALD COURIER; April 27, 2019 ABINGDON, Va. — A significant railroad bridge project in Arlington will…

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Amtrak Introduces New Group Discount For Travel Across National Network

A press release from Amtrak; April 24, 2019 Get carried away and share the experience WASHINGTON, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/…

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Opinion – Gateway’s numbers don’t add up: New York and New Jersey have to put in some real money

By Larry Penner, New York Daily News; April 23, 2019 Politicians in New York and New Jersey have been denouncing…

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30th Street Station’s interior is now historically preserved — only the fourth indoor space in Philadelphia

By Caitlin McCabe, Philly.com; April 22, 2019 A little more than a decade ago, when the National Trust for Historic…

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Andrew Selden Opinion: Repeat actions don’t produce different outcomes

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; April 20, 2019 Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson and his chief deputy, Stephen Gardner, have…

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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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Kansas Senator Jerry Moran urges Amtrak to continue support for routes connecting rural communities

A press release from U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, Hays Post; April 14, 2019: OFFICE OF SEN. MORAN WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry…

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