June 14, 2013
A former DOT official said Raleigh could have $15 million of the uncommitted funds for Union Station, but the FRA said rail upgrades between Raleigh and Charlotte had already consumed the money.
June 13, 2013
Some of the most accomplished chefs in the country come together to brainstorm hipper more healthful dishes for the rail service.
June 12, 2013
Joseph Boardman said the federal government's de-capitalization of NEC assets leads to rapidly increasing degradation of ride quality, reliability and the ability to support major improvement projects.
June 6, 2013
Consistently supported train travel, particularly Amtrak. The senator was also responsible for some of the most important transportation policies in the country, including instituting stricter limits on blood alcohol levels for drivers, and increasing the federal drinking age to 21.
June 4, 2013
Was a long-time leader on environmental protection, transportation and protecting public health.
May 29, 2013
Under his leadership as president/CEO has experienced many accomplishments, including record ridership and revenue, continued reductions in the need for federal operating support, a significant pay down of debt and the best ever system-wide on-time performance.
May 20, 2013
Electric locomotives are being assembled in Siemens’ Sacramento, Calif., rail manufacturing plant powered by renewable energy, with parts built from its plants in Norwood, Ohio, Alpharetta, Ga., and Richland, Miss., and nearly 70 suppliers, representing more than 60 cities and 23 states.
May 17, 2013
The 4G upgrade is already complete on Acela Express and the California-supported Capitol Corridor, Pacific Surfliner and San Joaquin services, and will be rolled out to all remaining Wi-Fi-equipped Amtrak trains by late summer, including the Northeast Regional.
May 14, 2013
The first units of the $466 million order, to be used in the northeast, will be field tested this summer for entry into revenue service in the fall.
May 1, 2013
To celebrate, President/CEO Joe Boardman released a statement lauding the rail service's success.
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