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Top 10 Fan Posts for the Pennsylvanian

Top 10 Fan Posts for the Pennsylvanian

Did you know we reached an agreement with our Pennsylvania state partners, Governor Tom Corbett and Secretary of Transportation Barry J. Schoch, to preserve the Pennsylvanian service? This is great news for those of you in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Philadelphia! In fact, rail fans from as far away as France and England are showing their excitement on our Facebook wall. Here ...

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Best August Events a Train Ride Away

Best August Events a Train Ride Away

The dog days of summer are upon us, which means festivals across the country are really starting to heat up. Looking to make August a month to remember?  We've got a list of hot tickets items you don't want to miss. So snag your seat, score a deal, and check out these five must-attend August events. NYC Restaurant Week Do you ...

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Take the Train to these Top July 4 Destinations

Take the Train to these Top July 4 Destinations

According to Foursquare, the location-based mobile site, people really love visiting historic sites on July 4. And luckily Amtrak can take you to these top 10 July 4 destinations! So leave the driving to us and we'll leave all the check-ins to you! Still need convincing to hit the rails this 4th? We're even running special late trains to get you home in ...

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History of Lancaster Station

History of Lancaster Station

This Throwback Thursday we’re going all the way back to 85 years ago when the Lancaster, Pa., station opened. It was originally constructed by the Pennsylvania Railroad (yes, that Monopoly square is named after a real railroad) and is about a mile from downtown Lancaster. From its beautiful paned skylight to its Art Deco hanging lights, the brick classical revival ...

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Top 10 Highest Growing Amtrak Routes

Top 10 Highest Growing Amtrak Routes

Thanks to the loyalty of our awesome passengers, July set a record as the best month ever in the history of Amtrak! States like Illinois, Virginia, Michigan and California led the charge. And since everyone likes a winner, the route between Chicago to St. Louis called the Lincoln Service experienced the single most growth over last July. (And they say not to mess ...

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#AmtrakGram Photo of the Week

#AmtrakGram Photo of the Week

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Charlotte, who snapped this Pic Stitch while riding the train between Philadelphia and Lancaster, Pa.  And we have to give it to her. The Wailin' Jennys may be the perfect band to listen to on a rainy train ride. In fact, their top song on Spotify is even "Long Time Traveler," which ...

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Best Month Ever!

Best Month Ever!

Thanks to the loyalty of our awesome passengers, March set a record as the best month ever in the history of Amtrak! More than half of our routes saw ridership increases, and, as if that wasn’t enough ... we expect to end the fiscal year at or above last year’s record of 31.2 million passengers. That’s a lot of people, ...

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