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.
April 24, 2013
Starting Oct. 1, the federal government will stop subsidizing trips within 750 miles, which would affect the Hoosier State service, expected to cost the state $4 million a year if it stepped in.
April 22, 2013
Two men who were arrested in Montreal and Toronto were targeting an Amtrak passenger train heading north to Canada out of New York's Penn Station. Once the train had passed into Canada, the attack was to commence
April 19, 2013
Decision made to close services made following chaotic night, ending with one Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed and another still on the run. An MBTA transit officer was among those shot by the suspects.
April 10, 2013
Will help increase operating speeds, improve long-term reliability, and lower maintenance costs for both freight and passenger service in the area.
April 9, 2013
Was the single best month ever in the history of the service. October, December and January each set individual monthly records as well.
April 3, 2013
Activities at Washington Union Station will feature daily event offerings to include exhibits and activities such as an alternative energy show, a youth art contest and the NASA Earth Tent. Events are free and open to all ages.
March 28, 2013
Also asks feds for $2.065 billion in capital support and $212 million for debt service.
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