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A Bright New Era

In its attempt to overhaul the nation's passenger rail system, Amtrak refurbished rail cars with colorful, bold, modern decor.

A Bright New Era

Journey in Time

Amtrak serves numerous communities with strong links to our nation's Underground Railroad heritage.

Journey in Time

A Sense of Majesty

Rising on the shore of the Schuylkill River, 30th Street Station is known for its large porticoes, soaring main hall and moving works of art.

A Sense of Majesty

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A Closer Look: Lunch is On!

Refurbished lunch counter-diner cars offered early passengers "tasty light meals...in a casual, relaxed setting."

Exploring Underground Railroad Heritage Sites

A site on Amtrak property near Perryville, Md., was recently accepted into the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom; it complements the previously designated rail line between Philadelphia and Lancaster.

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Amtrak Store

Image shows Amtrak: An American Story and the Amtrak 40th Anniversary DVD

Visit the Amtrak Store for a variety of Amtrak-themed gifts for railroaders of all ages!