Category: Amtrak

Reps. Takano, Boyle meet with Amtrak reservations agents

Congressman Mark Takano (left) and Congressman Brendan Boyle (right) met with TCU/IAM members at Amtrak’s Riverside and Philadelphia call centers. Earlier this summer, Congressman Mark Takano (CA-41) and Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) visited with Amtrak reservations agents at call centers in their respective districts. Their visits came at a crucial time as Amtrak is currently […]

Railroad group offering short trip from Alton on two types of Amtrak trains

ALTON — People may ride two different styles of Amtrak trains June 2 on a round trip from Alton to Carlinville. Sponsored by the nonprofit, American Association of Railroaders Inc., the outbound, Lincoln Service train will depart from the Alton Regional Multi-Modal Transportation Center, 1 Golf Road, at 3:30 p.m. The train is powered by […]

Amtrak ends ticket discounts for veterans

Amtrak last month ended its ticket discounts for military veterans, an action that has prompted a petition asking the national passenger railroad to reinstate the program. Amtrak eliminated its “Veterans Advantage” discount on Amtrak tickets for travel and on weekend Acela service on March 26, after offering the program since February 2001. The decision […]

Amtrak grades host freight railroads’ performance

  Amtrak has begun posting a quarterly “report card” that rates how long its trains are delayed while traveling on host freight railroads’ tracks. The majority of Amtrak’s network operates on track owned, maintained and dispatched by freight railroads. Amtrak delays on host railroads are caused primarily by freight railroads that require passenger trains to […]

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November 2023