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  • Amtrak Adirondack Will Resume As of April 3 2023

    Amtrak Adirondack Will Resume As of April 3 2023

    WASHINGTON (WCAX) – New York’s Senate Chuck Schumer delegation says Amtrak plans to reopen the Adirondack line on April 3rd following its pandemic closure more than two years ago. The route between Montreal and New York City makes stops in Plattsburgh and other towns along the way and had been scheduled to reopen in August.…

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  • Amtrak Silver Meteor 98 Schedule Change in Northeastern Region

    Amtrak Silver Meteor 98 Schedule Change in Northeastern Region

    Amtrak announced that starting as of March 12, 2023 on Sundays only, the Silver Meteor 98 train will make full stops in the Northeastern stations due to ridership demand. Previously, it was only discharge passengers at these stations, until now passengers can be able to get on Silver Meteor 98 only on Sundays at these…

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  • The Story About Amtrak Beech Grove Shop

    The Story About Amtrak Beech Grove Shop

    As you wonder, why Amtrak keep saying “We are out of Superliners” and we have to cut back routes and services? Well, don’t jump too fast yet. Thanks to someone named NKY Railfan over at YouTube that decided paid a visit and flip his Drone and filmed the Maintenance Shop facility at Beech Groove in…

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  • Amtrak Announces Traditional Dining For East Coast Routes

    Amtrak Announces Traditional Dining For East Coast Routes

    As you know, Amtrak had restore for Western routes (California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, Empire Builder, Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, and Texas Eagle) which is the right direction due to flooded of complaints that they had been getting. Now, the good news is Eastern routes will be the next step. Hence, the rumors has been spreading all over on the internet that…

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  • Amtrak Restore Dining Service For Coach Passengers in West Coast Routes

    Amtrak Restore Dining Service For Coach Passengers in West Coast Routes

    As of March 1, 2023 Amtrak Coach passengers now will have ability to access to the Dining car for first time since COVID 19 Pandemic that was previously eliminated. Some detailed information below will explain more and how it works. This week, Amtrak is once again allowing coach passengers to enjoy its “traditional dining” service…

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  • Amtrak Debuts New Cafe Menus

    Amtrak Debuts New Cafe Menus

    In August 2022, Amtrak introduced new Café menus, featuring reduced prices for select items, on Northeast Corridor (NEC) and Long Distance trains beginning August 17. In response to customer feedback, Amtrak is offering more high-quality and fresh items for its breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Customers will now see 30 percent more of these options…

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  • Amtrak Delivers New Cleaner, Faster and More efficient engines now in service; more to be ordered

    Amtrak Delivers New Cleaner, Faster and More efficient engines now in service; more to be ordered

    CHICAGO –  New Amtrak locomotives – made in the U.S. and cleaner, faster, and more fuel efficient than predecessors – began service today pulling the famous Amtrak Empire Builder train westbound from Chicago to Seattle. Locomotives 301 and 302 are among the first of 75 locomotives being delivered through 2024. These ALC-42 locomotives are an important part of…

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  • Amtrak Upgrades Superliner Fleet Cars

    Amtrak Upgrades Superliner Fleet Cars

    Amtrak has initiated a multi-million-dollar and multi-year project to improve the customer experience aboard its long distance trains serving overnight routes across the country. Elements of this work were displayed in June 2021 at Chicago Union Station. Modernized interiors of Amtrak’s bi-level “Superliner” fleet, serving primarily midwestern, southern and western routes, will improve comfort with new seating…

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  • Amtrak Restores Traditional Dining on Western Long Distance Routes

    Amtrak Restores Traditional Dining on Western Long Distance Routes

    Announcement update from Amtrak: Reimagined menu and enhanced service for Bedroom or Roomette private rooms customers set to debut June 23.   WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing recovery following the coronavirus pandemic, Amtrak announced today the restoration of traditional dining service beginning Wednesday, June 23 on the California Zephyr, Coast Starlight, Empire Builder, Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, and Texas Eagle (for…

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  • Reports: Amtrak suspends vaccine mandate for workers; won’t cut service in January

    Reports: Amtrak suspends vaccine mandate for workers; won’t cut service in January

    Amtrak is temporarily suspending its vaccine mandate for employees, according to multiple reports Tuesday. The rail service also does not plan to cut service in January. The details were outlined in a memo to employees by Amtrak CEO Bill Flynn, according to Reuters, The Washington Post and The New York Times. It cites a federal court decision that stops…

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