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Rail Pass Offered for Downeaster Service

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority and Amtrak have introduced discounted fares through the Discover Maine Rail Pass.

The pass is valid for 10 one-way trips on the Amtrak… 93 more words


San Joaquin Service Disrupted

Amtrak posted today a service advisory that San Joaquin service has been disrupted between Merced and Fresno, California, and that chartered buses will provide substitute transportation for the remainder of the day. 67 more words

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Coast Starlight Route Remains Severed, Amtrak Stops Busing Passengers Around the Site of UP Tunnel Colapse

Amtrak has stopped providing bus service to Coast Starlight passengers seeking to travel around the site of a collapsed Union Pacific tunnel in Oregon.

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Amtrak Display Train to be in Galesburg

Amtrak will have a display train on hand during the annual Galesburg (Illinois) Railroad days event being held June 21-24.

The train, along with a BNSF locomotive will be located at 211 S. 13 more words


Lactation Station Opens at Chicago Union Station

Amtrak has opened a lactation suite at Chicago’s Union Station. The facility is a 5-foot by 9-foot, self-contained, mobile pod that allows a woman to enter and shut the door.  90 more words


Amtrak Among Top Employers of Veterans

Military Times has named Amtrak one of the county’s top 100 employers for veterans.

In a news release, Amtrak said the annual ranking highlight a corporate culture and policies that best leverage the traits and skills embodied by veterans and servicemen and women to enable them to be successful in civilian roles. 67 more words


Amtrak Debuts New Cafe Care Menu in NEC

In what could be a preview of what is coming system wide, Amtrak launched new café car fare on June 13 on its Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains. 112 more words