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.
May 1, 2013
To celebrate, President/CEO Joe Boardman released a statement lauding the rail service's success.
March 28, 2013
Also asks feds for $2.065 billion in capital support and $212 million for debt service.
January 24, 2013
Company offers a variety of accessible travel services to passengers with disabilities and is working to further improve the accessibility of its facilities and train equipment.
November 26, 2012
The launch represents a historic step toward the establishment of a high-speed rail network in Illinois, one of Gov. Quinn's key priorities as he works to modernize the state's infrastructure.
September 24, 2012
Features a collection of historic photographs, ads, route guides, timetable covers and other resources from employees that celebrates Amtrak’s more than 40 years as the nation’s intercity passenger rail provider.
May 14, 2012
The reorganization plan will be rolled out in phases over the next 16 months with full transition to the new structure in October 2013.
May 9, 2012
The program provides passengers increased flexibility when making or changing reservations and eliminates the need to obtain traditional paper tickets. Passengers will now have the ability to print their eTickets themselves.
August 12, 2011
Customers can purchase one-way and round trip tickets that can be printed at a Quik-Trak machine, picked up from an agent or mailed. Passengers will be able to access the latest train arrival and departure information for their itinerary.
April 11, 2011
Comparing the first six months of FY 2011 (October to March) to the same time period in FY 2010 shows ridership is up 5.9 percent, or 802,745 passengers. In addition, during that same period ridership has increased on all three of Amtrak's major business lines: Northeast Corridor up 3.9 percent, state-supported and other short distance corridors up 7.7 percent, and long-distance trains up 5.3 percent.
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