August 9, 2012
Expanded service was the byword for the mid-1970s as Amtrak continued to refine its route map. Intermodal connections with the nation's intercity bus providers also extended Amtrak's reach into numerous communities.
July 30, 2012
Looking closely at some of Amtrak's early marketing materials, you might find a few surprises--such as Santa Fe Railway china in a brochure promoting Florida travel.
July 16, 2012
The passing of legislation in Congress set the foundation for Amtrak's takeover of the Northeast Corridor, and new locomotives and rolling stock were ordered to replace the existing "Rainbow Fleet" inherited from predecessor railroads.
June 20, 2012
Offering easy access to central Florida's theme parks and sandy beaches, the Auto Train is one of Amtrak's most popular services.
May 11, 2012
To commemorate Amtrak’s 40th anniversary, we put together a special Exhibit Train with displays of photos, uniforms, fine china, and memorabilia from America’s Railroad℠ while also offering a glimpse into the future.
May 9, 2012
Recognizing the need to maintain passenger rail service, especially in dense, congested urban areas, Congress passed the. It established a new for-profit National Railroad Passenger Corporation—later known as Amtrak.