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Passport to Adventure: Seattle to Portland

Passport to Adventure: Seattle to Portland

At Amtrak we believe every trip you take has the potential to become your next great adventure. That is why this summer, we have partnered with Passion Passport to help capture a look at the services we offer and the many destinations we serve across the country. Read on for a little trainspiration brought to you from the Coast Starlight: This past weekend, ...

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Amtrak Vets: Meet Antoinett

Amtrak Vets: Meet Antoinett

At Amtrak, we take hiring our heroes seriously. When the veterans of the Armed Forces come back from service, whether they’re in active duty or in the National Guard or Reserve, America can benefit immensely from the skill sets and values they bring to the workplace. One of those vets is Antoinett Williams. Antoinett Williams’s 11 year career with the ...

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Amtrak Adventure: G Funk Style

Amtrak Adventure: G Funk Style

Warren G headed straight outta LA this week to kick off the release of  his new EP, Regulate… G Funk Era, Pt. II in NYC. Traveling on the Southwest Chief and connecting with the Capitol Limited, Warren G  hit the rails for an Amtrak adventure, G Funk style. For a glimpse into his journey, the Regulator shared the playlist he listened to while taking ...

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Passport to Adventure: Salt Lake City to Green River

Passport to Adventure: Salt Lake City to Green River

At Amtrak we believe every trip you take has the potential to become your next great adventure. That is why this summer, we have partnered with Passion Passport to help capture a look at the services we offer and the many destinations we serve across the country. Read on for a little trainspiration brought to you from the California Zephyr: Catching the 3:30 ...

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Amtrak Vets: Meet Jeff

Amtrak Vets: Meet Jeff

Since June 2013, 21% of new hires have been veterans. In fact, 1 in 5 Amtrak employees is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. This includes the active duty and retired vets who have found a rewarding career at Amtrak, where military values of teamwork, leadership and integrity align well with work on the railroad (fact: Amtrak President & CEO ...

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Amtrak Commissions New Veterans Locomotive

Amtrak Commissions New Veterans Locomotive

On June 29th, Amtrak commissioned a brand new Siemens-built ACS-64 into service along the Northeast Corridor as a tribute to the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. This includes the  active duty and retired veterans who have found a rewarding career at Amtrak, where military values of teamwork, leadership and integrity align well with work on the railroad ...

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Westward Bound: Vincent Carabeo's Cross Country Travels

Westward Bound: Vincent Carabeo's Cross Country Travels

 Amtrak: What made you decide to take a trip with us? Vincent: I’ve been going back and forth about leaving NYC and moving to Seattle. I love the city life but after living in San Francisco for six years and living in NYC for about a year, I suddenly had this desire to slow it down a little. I wanted to ...

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Love on the Rails

Love on the Rails

We asked you to send us your Amtrak love stories in anticipation of  Valentine’s Day and we got some heart-warming tales of love on the rails! Read on to hear how real life Amtrak-ers met their S.O.’s! “Two years ago I was on the Acela.  A man next to me kept trying to start a conversation.  I was preparing for ...

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Traveling Photographer Brian Green's Epic Amtrak Adventure

Traveling Photographer Brian Green's Epic Amtrak Adventure

While scrolling through Instagram the other day, we discovered the work of traveling photographer Brian William Green whose gorgeous photos really stood out. Curious, we reached out to the talented photog to learn more about his creative Amtrak adventure. Amtrak: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your work. Brian Green: I am a traveling photographer. My work focuses on capturing ...

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Your Top Amtrak Stories of 2014

Your Top Amtrak Stories of 2014

The year is almost over, so what better time to take a ride down 2014 memory lane? We shared some great stories with you and each time it was reminder of why we love taking you where you want to go. Here are some of our top stories from 2014: Rail Stories It was a great year for Amtrak Stories. ...

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