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New and Exciting Times

"Amtrak was a completely new operation...I loved the trains and like many others wanted to see it work," recounts early Amtrak employee Tricia "Patty" Saunders.

New and Exciting Times

Simply a Smarter Way to Travel

A new nationwide brand campaign, inspired by passengers' travel experiences, emphasizes the comfort, freedom, service and value of train travel.

Simply a Smarter Way to Travel

Growing the Business

Under the leadership of President and CEO W. Graham Claytor, Jr. Amtrak strove “to create the best possible passenger service, market it successfully and deliver it as safely and as cost effectively as possible.”

Growing the Business

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Amtrak Voices: Tricia "Patty" Saunders, Part I

One of Amtrak's first passenger service representatives discusses a career in railroading that included the company's early years.

Defining the Amtrak Brand Identity

The launch of a new nationwide brand campaign, “500 Destinations. Infinite Stories,” prompts a look at how Amtrak's visual identity has changed since 1971.

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Amtrak Exhibit Train

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The Amtrak Exhibit Train is on the move as part of the Amtrak Train Days celebration! Check out the full Amtrak Train Days schedule to find events near you.