June 20, 2016
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.
June 7, 2016
Following in the footsteps of its predecessors, Amtrak throughout most of its history has published national system timetables issued to coincide with seasonal time changes or major schedule adjustments.
May 25, 2016
Following more than a decade spent refurbishing the national passenger rail network, Amtrak was ready for the national spotlight.
May 13, 2016
As Amtrak grew, it developed creative ways - including a mobile Travel Center - to educate travel agents about its routes, trains and accommodations.
April 29, 2016
Delaware is a hub for Amtrak operations in the greater Northeast and home to two heavy maintenance facilities.
April 12, 2016
Forklift operator Jack Sappington has worked in just about every shop building at the Beech Grove Heavy Maintenance Facility during his long career with Amtrak.
March 21, 2016
The TurboTrain, an articulated, lightweight trainset with gas-turbine propulsion, was funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation as part of a program to explore the future of high-speed passenger rail service.
March 9, 2016
An exhibit at St. Paul Union Depot explores the rich history of the famed Empire Builder.
February 25, 2016
To prepare for the arrival of high-speed service, work began in 1996 to electrify the 157 miles of the Northeast Corridor (NEC) between New Haven and Boston.
February 11, 2016
Gary Pancavage, who recently retired as director of operations for Amtrak High Speed Rail - Mechanical, recounts some of his favorite Acela memories. An avid rail photographer, he also offers tips for capturing amazing Acela images.