Posts Tagged: Sustainability

Amtrak: Keeping America Running Green

Amtrak: Keeping America Running Green

This Earth Day, we're celebrating a milestone achievement for Amtrak's sustainability program -- a score of 96B on our climate change submission to the Carbon Disclosure Project. Protecting the environment and ensuring sustainable solutions for our everyday operations is a top priority at Amtrak. Here are 8 important facts on how we do just that: 1) Amtrak is 11% more energy ...

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Amtrak Celebrates Earth Day with New Cleaner Train Equipment

Amtrak Celebrates Earth Day with New Cleaner Train Equipment

  Today we’re proud to announce that a vital piece of train equipment that we use every day in Washington, D.C., is being replaced with a more efficient version. GenSet switchers are what our employees use to move trains around in the train yard. Today, local Washington dignitaries joined Amtrak’s vice president of government affairs and corporate communication in welcoming ...

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The Big Switch

The Big Switch

Did you know we're constantly making environmental upgrades? In fact, we're replacing older diesel locomotives with these new, cleaner “GenSet” locomotives as you read this. They're expected to result in fuel savings of about 50 percent and a reduction in emissions of about 60 percent for each one replaced.

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