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March 12, 2014

Amtrak to install PTC, upgrade high-speed corridor in 2014

Also plans to expand station accessibility for passengers with disabilities, with continuation of existing construction work at eight stations in three states and new construction activities at 21 stations in eight additional states.


December 18, 2013

Amtrak chief: PTC investment, cooperation needed

In an op-ed piece, Joseph Boardman said Congress, the FRA, the rail industry and all other players involved need to re-double their commitment, provide funding, act with determination and eliminate roadblocks to achieve PTC implementation as soon as possible.


November 13, 2013

Amtrak taps new chief financial officer

Gerald Sokol Jr. will be responsible for corporate finance, business forecasting and development of growth strategies to help secure rail network’s long-term viability.


October 16, 2013

Amtrak, state partners negotiate to preserve all corridors

Amtrak is now poised to move forward with state partners to further expand and improve the intercity passenger rail network.


August 14, 2013

July best ridership month ever for Amtrak

Year-over-year ridership in July grew 4.8% to more than 2.9 million passengers, an all-time record for most passengers in one month.


June 12, 2013

Amtrak chief: Reduced NEC investment having negative results

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

Amtrak celebrates 42nd year

To celebrate, President/CEO Joe Boardman released a statement lauding the rail service's success.


March 28, 2013

Amtrak requests 17% less operating support

Also asks feds for $2.065 billion in capital support and $212 million for debt service.


January 24, 2013

Amtrak adds hearing loop tech.

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

Chicago introduces 110 mph rail service

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.


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