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Heartland Flyer Reaches 1 Million Riders!

Heartland Flyer Reaches 1 Million Riders!

Gracias, Merci, Ngiyabonga! No matter how you say it, we owe a big "thank you" to our 1 million riders on the Heartland Flyer! The Heartland Flyer connects Fort Worth, Texas, and Oklahoma City with a 418-mile daily round-trip route that includes places like Norman, Purcell, Pauls Valley, Ardmore and Gainesville, Texas. "We're pleased with the positive impact the Heartland Flyer has had ...

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7 Awesome Pics from the #AmtrakRivalry Train

7 Awesome Pics from the #AmtrakRivalry Train

Last weekend, the #AmtrakRivalry train traveled (full of folks lucky enough to get tix) from Chicago to East Lansing, Mich., for the big game between in-state rivals Michigan State University and the University of Michigan. In case you missed it, we're taking you back there for Throwback Thursday. Here are the best 7 shots from the rivalry train! 1. Preparation is Key: Swag ...

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Random Act of Kindness on Northeast Regional

Random Act of Kindness on Northeast Regional

Stephanie Kaplan, founder of the online community HerCampus, came away from a recent business trip on our Northeast Regional train having seen more than pretty scenery. She also encountered the kindness of a complete stranger ... first hand. "I was doing work calls during my Amtrak train ride, and I looked up to see that another passenger had left this nice ...

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31.6 Million Riders Makes Our Best Year Ever!

31.6 Million Riders Makes Our Best Year Ever!

Gracias, Merci, Ngiyabonga! No matter how you say it, we owe a big "thank you" to our 31.6 million riders. You helped Amtrak achieve a record year. Now it's time for us to show our gratitude with some free travel! In 2013, you rode from small towns to big cities, from economic centers to National Parks, and, of course, home to ...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Your votes have been tallied from the far corners of Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Instagram, and this edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Tempa, who caught this sunny pic while riding the rails in California. Of the 46 states Amtrak serves, California is one of the busiest with 70 trains a day serving more than 12 million riders ...

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Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Jill who traveled on Amtrak's Northeast Regional from Quantico, Va., with her two children and husband, a U.S. Marine.  Her heart-warming pic had fans agreeing that the look on her three-year-old traveler's face is what really won them over. "I love the look of anticipation on the little girl's face and the father's obvious ...

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Tag Pics #AmtrakStations to Win $200!

Tag Pics #AmtrakStations to Win $200!

As Drake likes to say, "Just hold on, we're going home!" And if you snap a pic of your hometown station, you could win $200 toward your next Amtrak trip! Simply tag your Instagram pics with the hashtag #AmtrakStations by midnight on Sept. 15, 2013. Then we'll pick our favorite and contact you to collect your prize! It’s easy, just use the hashtag #AmtrakStations to get started. Here's how to ...

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4 Tips for Cheap Fall Break Tickets

4 Tips for Cheap Fall Break Tickets

We were named in U.S. News & World Report's recent guide to Living Frugally in College, and that got us thinking. With the semester underway, it's never too early to start thinking about midterms Fall Break! Here's four quick tips for getting the best deals on your Fall Break travel: 1. Join Student Advantage Did you know that we offer 15 ...

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Snap & Tag Your Travel Pics to Win $200!

Snap & Tag Your Travel Pics to Win $200!

Are you traveling this week with your best friend, partner in crime or closest amigo? If you snap a pic of your adventure, you've got the chance to win  $200 toward your next Amtrak trip! Plus, look how much fun these guys are having! Simply tag your Instagram pics with the hashtag #AmtrakBros or #AmtrakBesties by midnight on Sept. 10, 2013. Then we'll pick our favorite and contact you ...

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Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Team Amtrak wishes you safe travels this Labor Day.

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Snap a Pic & Tag #AmtrakVacay to Win $200!

Snap a Pic & Tag #AmtrakVacay to Win $200!

We're counting down the days until the long weekend, and if you're taking an Amtrak train during the holiday week, you've got the chance to win  $200 toward your next Amtrak adventure! Simply tag your Instagram pics with the hashtag #AmtrakVacay by midnight on Sept. 2, 2013. Then we'll pick our favorite and contact you to collect your prize! It’s easy, just use the hashtag #AmtrakVacay to get started. ...

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Go Girl! And Take These 5 Accessories with You

Go Girl! And Take These 5 Accessories with You

Amtrak can take you to more than 500 destinations from coast to coast. But there's really only five essential travel accessories you need for all those adventures. They are ... 1. Major Luggage Amtrak let's you bring two free bags PLUS a purse. Let's repeat that ... all the luggage in this pic travels for free! Since it travels with ...

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Snap & Tag Your Pics #Amtrak2School

Snap & Tag Your Pics #Amtrak2School

Summer is officially coming to an end [insert sad face], and if you're taking an Amtrak train back to school this week, you've got the chance to win a $200 Amtrak travel voucher! Simply tag your Instagram pics with the hashtag #Amtrak2School by midnight on August 25, 2013. Then we'll pick our favorite and contact you to collect your prize! It’s ...

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Crew is ‘Maine’ Attraction on Downeaster

Crew is ‘Maine’ Attraction on Downeaster

Zackary is a seasoned Amtrak traveler, and he's got some good advice for other college students thinking of taking the train back to school this month. "Definitely do it," he says. "The crew makes the whole entire trip," Zackery says. "When you get on the train, everyone's always smiling, they're welcoming every single passenger, and then when they come around for ticket ...

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The 5 Coolest Passengers on Amtrak

The 5 Coolest Passengers on Amtrak

If you're posting to Instagram from our trains, you already have our respect. But there are some passengers who take their train travel to the next level (We're looking at you, Nerd Train). We've got over 31 million passengers traveling to our more than 500 destinations, but here are the 5 coolest ones! 1. A Wise Man Once Said ... Everything is better ...

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