CSX track work to impact Amtrak service

CSX track work in North Carolina will impact Amtrak schedules between July 22 and September 19.  The Carolinian, for example, will be canceled Monday through Thursday, but operate on its normal schedule


Amtrak delayed in Nebraska by flooding

Amtrak train schedules continued to be hammered by flooding woes across Nebraska on Monday night through Tuesday afternoon.  The California Zephyr was stuck at the McCook, Neb. station because floodwaters had washed

Amtrak releases FY2018 Sustainability Report

Amtrak has just released its FY2018 Sustainability Report, in a newly designed and interactive online experience, highlighting company performance against year-over-year sustainability goals. In FY18 year, the company achieved all energy, fuel,

Equipment Fire suspends rail service on part of Northeast Corridor

Service on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor between the Trenton and Jersey Avenue stations in New Jersey was suspended today because of a fire aboard an Amtrak work train located not far from Hamilton

Amtrak announces leadership changes

The Amtrak Board of Directors approved two leadership changes to further build on the recent success of the company. Tracie Winbigler will serve as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial

Alabama could prevent the return of Amtrak line

Federal money is coming to Alabama, but Gov. Kay Ivey is not so quick to put her hand out. Southern Rail Commission and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) announced recently the award

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Amtrak’s long-distance routes will not change anytime soon

Amtrak’s long-distance service is not going to change, for now. However, the passenger carrier’s Board of Directors also will not be altered.  U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran is concerned about the the status


Amtrak announces Customer Now program

Amtrak recently unveiled plans for a $72.5 million program, Customer Now, which aims to “improve the customer experience at stations across the network.”

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NTSB finds inadequate planning, training led to fatal Amtrak derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced May 21 its stance on the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 18, 2017, Amtrak accident near DuPont, Wash., after a Board meeting held on

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NTSB aims to determine probable cause of fatal Amtrak accident

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) plans to hold a board meeting May 21 at 1 p.m. (EDT), to determine the probable cause of the fatal, Dec. 18, 2017, Amtrak accident near DuPont, Wash.