Amtrak Introduces Ultra-Low ‘Night Owl Fares’
Special “Night Owl Fares” as low as $5 - $20 are now available on select Amtrak Northeast Corridor (NEC) routes. This is a great option for travelers returning from concerts, plays, sporting events or those who prefer later or earlier departures.
Amtrak Starts the Process for New Overnight Trains
A new era at Amtrak accelerates this year, with as many as ten manufacturers submitting their ideas on replacement railcars for world-famous routes such as the Auto Train, California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, Crescent, Empire Builder and Southwest Chief. This marks the first formal step to completely reequip the Amtrak Long Distance Network that provides vital service on 14 overnight routes from coast to coast.
Amtrak Winter Park Express Booking Now for 2023 Season
- All aboard the Amtrak Winter Park Express—your ticket between Denver and the base of the slopes at Winter Park Resort—voted one of North America’s best ski resorts and Colorado’s top adventure town.
Metrolink announces 30% discount to celebrate its upcoming 30th anniversary
In celebration of its upcoming 30th anniversary on Oct. 26, Metrolink has introduced a 30 percent sale on its Monthly Pass. The 30% discount is open to all Metrolink riders for three months – October, November and December 2022 and is automatically applied at purchase.
Amtrak Aims to Achieve Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2045
As part of Amtrak’s vision for the future, Amtrak has pledged to achieve netzero greenhouse gas emissions across the Amtrak Network by 2045. This net zero emissions target focuses on expanding efforts across Amtrak’s entire carbon footprint to reduce environmental impacts from operations while safely moving people.
Amtrak Releases FY21 Sustainability Report
Amtrak released its FY21 Sustainability Report that showcases sustainability projects across Amtrak’s regions and operations. Throughout the report are details of Amtrak’s measured progress against annual and long-term sustainability goals that encompass greenhouse gas emissions, diesel fuel and electricity usage.
Amtrak guests can now celebrate the magic at Harry Potter
Take Amtrak for a summer escape to visit the world premiere of the exhibition’s global tour at the Franklin Institute
Amtrak announce Ethan Allen express service
Extension of service will reach the most populous city in Vermont with access to bustling downtown, arts and culture, and local colleges
Amtrak reveals US$90m Baltimore Penn Station investment
Amtrak has reached deal for Baltimore Penn Station with the execution of a master development agreement with Penn Station Partners to redevelop and expand the historic location.
SilverRail signs Egenica for US rail expansion
SilverRail has announced an extension of its partnership with Egencia, the business travel brand of Expedia, Inc. Egencia has used SilverRail’s API and expertise to supply its corporate customers’ Amtrak bookings in the US since 2010.
Amtrak derailment kills five in Philadelphia
A derailed passenger train has killed at least five people while injuring dozens more in the north-eastern United States. Amtrak Train 188 came off the rails in Philadelphia, on route from Washington DC to New York. Some ten carriages are believed to have been involved in the incident late on Tuesday evening.
Amtrak links with SilverRail in three year deal
Amtrak, the US national rail carrier, has extended its partnership with SilverRail for a further three years. Under the agreement, SilverRail, the developer of the first global distribution platform specialising in passenger rail, will continue to distribute tickets for Amtrak’s entire network to customers all over the world.