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A Guide to Amtrak Liveries and Logos

August 22, 2018

The Amtrak Livery and Logo Guide is intended as a historical and informational reference and includes full color examples and descriptions.

Reconnecting the San Joaquin Valley

February 23, 2018

In March 1974, residents of the San Joaquin Valley welcomed the return of regularly-scheduled intercity passenger rail service for the first time in nearly three years.

Amtrak’s “Star City” Homecoming

October 31, 2017

With the extension of Northeast Regional service to Roanoke, southwest Virginia is directly connected to the Amtrak national network for the first time in nearly four decades.

Refreshing the Amfleet

September 18, 2017

First introduced into service in 1975, Amtrak's Amfleet I cars are undergoing a major overhaul program designed to create a more comfortable customer experience.

Celebrating the Hell Gate Bridge Centennial

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.

A Closer Look: Fort Worth Union Depot

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.

Amtrak Year-by-Year: 1986

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.

On Board the Pennsylvanian

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.

Stations Then and Now: Tour 3

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.

A Closer Look: Fleeting Summer

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.

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