Nearly one-third of all Amtrak trains are late — and it could be costing the railroad $42 million every year

By Graham Rapier, Business Insider; October 18, 2019 Chronic Amtrak delays are hampering the railroad’s efforts to break even by…

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Amtrak Pittsburgh-to-New York train to add baggage car for bikes

By Joe Napsha, TribLive.com; Octobrer 14, 2019 Bicyclists can place their bike on a baggage car at select stations when…

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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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What timetables tell you about traveling: Getting There

By Jim Cameron, The Middletown Press; October 13, 2019 I love reading timetables. Not the new ones on smartphone apps,…

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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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A ‘Two Amtrak’ Concept

By Dick Spottswood, Railway Age Magazine; October 10, 2019 The dilemma: It’s now clear that Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger…

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October is Passenger Rail Month in Virginia

A press release from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation; October 1, 2019 Commonwealth celebrates a decade of…

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New Jersey Transit breaks ground on new Elizabeth train station on Northeast Corridor

By Bob Makin, Bridgewater Courier News; October 1, 2019 ELIZABETH – Construction of the new Elizabeth train station and platform…

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Experiential Travel and Amtrak

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; September 18, 2019 Amtrak CEO Richard Anderson proposes to eliminate most of Amtrak’s interregional…

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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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Amtrak Updates Mobile App to Improve the Booking Experience

A press release from Amtrak; September 10, 2019: WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Amtrak is updating its app to make…

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Cars, Not Trains or Planes Dominate Northeast Corridor Travel

By Wendell Cox, New Geography; September 9, 2019 For years, Amtrak has been publicizing its large market share compared with…

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Opinion: Has Amtrak placed itself in jeopardy?

By David Briginshaw, International Railway Journal; September 2, 2019 AMTRAK was set up in 1971 as a quasi-public corporation to…

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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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New York and New Jersey: The Hudson Tunnel Projects trims $1.4 billion with new financial plan

A Press Release From the Gateway Program, Mass Transit Magazine; August 26, 2019 The project cost for the construction of…

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Discount for Military Veterans Now Available for Travel on Amtrak

A press release from Amtrak; August 26, 2019: Savings valid for Northeast Corridor, nationwide trains WASHINGTON – Amtrak is offering…

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Rail safety advocates renew push for Positive Train Control

By Sam Mintz, Politico Morning Transportation; August 20, 2019 — Fifty years after a fatal train crash in Connecticut,which led…

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Amtrak adds service to two New Jersey stops

From Delaware Business Now; August 19, 2019 Beginning Aug. 19, Amtrak will add to service to two popular destinations in…

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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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Andrew Selden: Deciphering the Amtrak Puzzle

By Andrew Selden, Railway Age Magazine; August 5, 2019 CEO Richard Anderson’s announced strategy to reposition Amtrak’s train operations is…

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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 is betting its New York-to-Washington success can work across the country

By Matthew Flamm, Crain’s New York Business; August 1, 2019 When Anthony Coscia joined the board of Amtrak in 2010,…

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Boston: City meeting to discuss North-South rail link held Monday evening

By Drew Karedes, Boston 25 News; July 29, 2019 BOSTON – A meeting took place Monday evening at Boston City…

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Washington Union Station Has Serious Security Vulnerabilities, Per Amtrak Inspector General Report

By Natalie Delgadillo, dcist; July 29, 2019 Washington’s Union Station and the Ivy City Yard maintenance facility continue to have…

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