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Join us in celebrating Amtrak’s nearly 50 years as America’s Railroad℠ by exploring our history and archives – or take home a memento from the Amtrak store.

It’s been a great run thus far, with 32.5 million customers traveling on Amtrak in fiscal year 2019 alone. This includes more than 300 daily trains operating at speeds up to 150 mph. When you consider how this vital transportation provider connects 46 states and the District of Columbia (and even three Canadian Provinces), it’s clear that Amtrak moves America.

As you check out this site, you will learn more about Amtrak and its history of serving and linking communities across America. Here, you can:

Looking for an Amtrak media representative? Visit our newsroom for contact information and to find the latest company updates.

Take a ride on Amtrak. Get carried away at or call 800-USA-RAIL for schedules, fares and more information. Join us on and follow us at  In addition, passengers can get Amtrak schedule information by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL or on the Amtrak mobile app.