Posts Tagged: Michigan Services

Free Amtrak Wi-Fi Added to Midwest Trains

Free Amtrak Wi-Fi Added to Midwest Trains

We know you love to sit back, relax and enjoy the journey when you ride our trains. So beginning today, we’re offering free Wi-Fi service on eight Midwest corridor trains, with the help of Wisconsin, Missouri, Michigan and Illinois Departments of Transportation. You can check if your favorite train or nearest station has WiFi here. “We continually look for ways to improve the ...

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10 Places People Are Going This Thanksgiving

10 Places People Are Going This Thanksgiving

From the country's sweet potato capital (North Carolina) to America's No. 1 producer of turkeys (Minnesota), Amtrak is taking customers to a lot of destinations this Thanksgiving! Recently we asked you on Facebook and Instagram just how far you were traveling with us for mom's home cooking, and your answers even surprised us! (And we seriously love trains.) Here are the top ...

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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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Pregame Hype Builds for #AmtrakRivalry Train

Pregame Hype Builds for #AmtrakRivalry Train

Nicole Hordos just can't shake her school spirit. Seriously. She's not only an alumnae of Michigan State University, she's also the communications manager for the school's alumni association. Most importantly, though, she'll be riding on this weekend's #AmtrakRivalry train in Michigan! The #AmtrakRivalry train is traveling (full of folks lucky enough to get tix) from Chicago to East Lansing for ...

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‘They Genuinely Love Their Job’

‘They Genuinely Love Their Job’

Meet three of Amtrak’s more than 20,000 employees across the country: Zenon, Dave and John, who all work out of Chicago’s Union Station. “Amtrak employees genuinely love helping people,” Dave says, “and they genuinely love their job. I just happen to be one of them.” Dave, or “Smiley” as he’s known to his colleagues, has worked his way up the ...

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Racks on Racks on Racks: Bikes on Blue Water

Today is the first day cyclists in Michigan can bring their bikes on the Blue Water route (between Port Huron and Chicago via East Lansing and Kalamazoo), using the easy roll-on service. "This is a huge day for bicycling and transportation as a whole in Michigan, and we're excited Amtrak stepped up," says John Lindenmayer, director of advocacy and policy ...

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Win a Trip to the Foodie City of Your Choice!

Win a Trip to the Foodie City of Your Choice!

Calling all foodies, gastronomes and bon vivants! We've teamed up with Cooking Channel's Chuck’s Eat the Street (season two premieres August 1) to give you a chance to win a foodie adventure! With our #AmtrakEats sweepstakes you can enter for a chance to win a free trip to Washington, D.C., Dallas or Detroit with cash to spend at local eateries! We ...

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