Posts Tagged: Sustainability

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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