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House votes against Amtrak cuts in THUD bill markup

House votes against Amtrak cuts in THUD bill markup

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 09, 2014

In a markup of its version of the an appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban ...

$71.4 million Indiana Gateway rail line project kicks off

$71.4 million Indiana Gateway rail line project kicks...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 03, 2014

The $71.4 million Indiana Gateway project to improve rail lines between Porter, Ind., and the Illinois state line, kicked off ...

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Pets to ride Amtrak lines in Chicago

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 01, 2014

Amtrak riders in Chicago, Illinois could soon start commuting with man’s best friend. Related: Teaching Dogs to Fly The company will start testing ...

Transportation advocates discuss flaws in House GOP budget

Transportation advocates discuss flaws in House GOP...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 03, 2014

The House Budget Committee marked up the recently-introduced House Republican 2015 fiscal year budget Wednesday evening. When the committee’s chairman, ...

Amtrak riders to tweet, blog their 2-day #AmtrakLive trip

Amtrak riders to tweet, blog their 2-day #AmtrakLive...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 25, 2014

Amtrak is taking its Texas Eagle train to Twitter and Instagram. Next month, the company will host #AmtrakLive, a two-day trip ...

Polar vortex forces transportation changes across U.S.

Polar vortex forces transportation changes across U.S.

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 06, 2014

The extremely cold temperatures that began over the weekend in most parts of the U.S. is forcing some state departments ...

Amtrak names Gerald Sokol, Jr. CFO

Amtrak names Gerald Sokol, Jr. CFO

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 07, 2013

Amtrak announced Wednesday that Gerald Sokol, Jr. is the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO), effective December 3. He will report ...

‘Empire State to Golden State’ nuns on Amtrak

‘Empire State to Golden State’ nuns on Amtrak

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 29, 2013

Editor’s note: This blog mentions a religious group with Sedevacantism beliefs, meaning the group does not recognize any of the ...

VIDEO: Amtrak anticipates new long distance passenger rail cars to begin arriving next summer

VIDEO: Amtrak anticipates new long distance passenger...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 25, 2013

Amtrak has announced that it is planning to begin field testing its new long distance passenger rail cars this winter. More ...

Trains are public places. Who knew?

Trains are public places. Who knew?

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 25, 2013

A former National Security Agency (NSA) chief learned Thursday that trains are public places -- really public places, with people ...

VIDEO: Amtrak PD launches text reporting for passengers, employees

VIDEO: Amtrak PD launches text reporting for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 16, 2013

Amtrak passengers and employees will soon be able to report suspicious activity to the Amtrak Police Department (APD) with just ...

VIDEO: Amtrak offers electric locomotive facility preview, discusses new train’s power

VIDEO: Amtrak offers electric locomotive facility...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Aug 22, 2013

Amtrak on Wednesday offered Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) a preview of its Wilmington Maintenance Facility, where the company is testing its ...

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