March 30, 2017
Regularly scheduled passenger rail service over the famed Hell Gate Bridge began on April 1, 1917; today more than 40 Amtrak and freight trains cross the bridge every day.
January 30, 2017
A slide provides a glimpse of Amtrak operations at old Fort Worth Union Depot, which functioned as an active train station until 2002 when the city's new intermodal center opened nearby.
November 29, 2016
According to then-Amtrak President W. Graham Claytor, Jr., "Amtrak [in 1986] kept a keen eye on the bottom line and displayed an overriding concern for improving service, increasing revenues and controlling costs" in 1986.
October 18, 2016
The state-supported Pennsylvanian has been part of the Amtrak national network since April 1980. Today it covers a 444-mile route that crosses over the Susquehanna River and through Pennsylvania Dutch Country and the Appalachian Mountains.
September 22, 2016
The Amtrak Marketing department photo library contains numerous station slides that are now valuable visual records of interest to railroad and local historians.
September 9, 2016
Well-known artist Gil Reid, whose work was featured on the Amtrak calendar, depicted the people, trains and stations of America's Railroad in all seasons.
August 26, 2016
Long-time employee Merrill Perkins has developed a strong rapport with harbor captains during his years as an operator of the Amtrak Niantic River Bridge.
August 5, 2016
Thirty-two years after service began, the Amtrak Pere Marquette remains a popular travel option for residents of southwest Michigan, which boasts beautiful lakefront beaches and communities known for their rich Dutch heritage.
July 29, 2016
After heading west to Montana, Mike Lustig learned from experienced employees who taught him how to effectively operate small town stations typical of those found across the national network.
July 12, 2016
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.