May 7, 2014
A $12.4 billion project to replace the Hudson tunnels, which would have more than doubled the number of peak-time runs, to 48 trains per hour, was canceled by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in 2010.
March 12, 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
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
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 is now poised to move forward with state partners to further expand and improve the intercity passenger rail network.
August 14, 2013
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
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.
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