Weekend passenger train service from Denver Union Station to the slopes of Winter Park is back, with Amtrak, Winter Park Resort and Union Pacific Railroad having reached agreement to operate Winter Park Express trains from Jan. 7 through March 26, 2017.
The round-trips will run on Saturdays and Sundays, with an additional round-trip on Martin Luther King Day and Presidents Day. Winter Park Express trains will enable customers to skip the congestion and stop-and-go ski traffic on I-70 and U.S. 40 while enjoying a comfortable and scenic two hour ride on the historic route through [...]
Amtrak has more than doubled the space and added many new amenities at Chicago Union Station for customers who are traveling in Sleeping cars or in Business class, as well as Select Plus and Select Executive Amtrak Guest Rewards members, with this morning’s opening of a new “Metropolitan Lounge.”
Located behind and above one of the two grand staircases off the Great Hall, the lounge has two entrances. The primary access is located inside the station between the Great Hall and the Concourse, with a red carpet exterior entrance near the taxi stand on the west side of Canal Street. [...]
Traveling to Comic Con International in San Diego this July 21-24? You can leave your car behind and use public transportation to get around, including the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner. In response to increased ridership in years past, Amtrak is adding extra Pacific Surfliner trains between Los Angeles and San Diego during the weekend of Comic Con in San Diego. The Pacific Surfliner offers nearly hourly service between Los Angeles and San Diego with selected trains originating in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara.
The San Diego Convention Center, the home base of Comic Con is a [...]
Starting today, the Amtrak San Joaquins will add a seventh daily round-trip train between the San Francisco Bay Area to Bakersfield through Stockton and Fresno.
This added frequency along the San Joaquins route through California’s Central Valley will make it even more convenient for passengers to travel throughout the state. With the addition of the newest frequency, Amtrak will now offer 14 daily trains along the route between Oakland, Sacramento, Stockton and Bakersfield. This is the first new frequency to Oakland and the Bay Area in over 20 years and first new frequency [...]