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Putting Customers First

"I met all kinds of people as a ticket agent,” says retired Amtrak employee Mike Lustig, whose almost four decade career included time at stations in Illinois and Montana.

Putting Customers First

Thanks for the Memories!

During a special excursion trip, Amtrak and rail fans said goodbye to the legendary AEM-7 electric locomotives and toured the Wilmington Shops.

Thanks for the Memories!

Marking Time

Whether printed or digital, railroad timetables generally include train schedules, sample fares, station information and a variety of maps.

Marking Time

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Amtrak Voices: Mike Lustig, Part 1

Mike Lustig, who retired as a customer service representative in late 2015, made a 37 year career with Amtrak. He developed a love of the railroad growing up in Chicago and during family trips out to Montana on the Empire Builder.

A Fond Farewell to the AEM-7

The compact electric locomotive became the face of a rebuilt and enhanced Northeast Corridor. Over more than three decades, the fleet traveled in excess of 220 million miles.

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Amtrak Exhibit Train

Amtrak Exhibit Train in the countryside 2

Through the display of artifacts, memorabilia and interactive exhibits, the Amtrak Exhibit Train tells the story of how the company became the leader in U.S. intercity passenger rail and high-speed rail initiatives. Visit the Amtrak Exhibit Train in a community near you!