Amtrak launches Spanish web site

Amtrak is launching a Spanish language version of its Web site that is accessible at both and at
In addition, Amtrak also provides telephone customer service in Spanish, available at the railroad’s toll-free number, 1-800-USA-RAIL.

“Spanish is second only to English among western languages used on the internet worldwide today,” said Matt Hardison, Amtrak Chief of Sales Distribution and Customer Service. “With 400 million Spanish-speaking people around the globe, we are very excited about expanding our on-line reservation and information system to this audience.”

Amtrak recently implemented an advanced voice-activated telephone system (“Julie”) and electronic ticketing kiosks (“Quik-Trak”).