Starting today, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner passengers will enjoy even more travel options thanks to the addition of two new daily trains – an early-morning train from San Diego to Los Angeles and an evening train from Los Angeles to San Diego.
The new northbound Pacific Surfliner will depart San Diego at 4:00 a.m. on weekdays and 4:40 a.m. on weekends, arriving in Los Angeles at 7:03 a.m. on weekdays and 7:30 a.m. on weekends. After arriving in Los Angeles, the train will continue north, providing passengers from San Diego and Orange counties with an earlier “one seat ride” to [...]
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 [...]
Looking to get around the northeast between Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia or New York City? Skip the highway and take advantage of extra trains that Amtrak is adding for holiday travelers. Amtrak is offering low fares and a special late-night train, number 1776, from Washington, DC in celebration of Independence Day.
Amtrak will operate a number of regularly scheduled and special late-night trains to provide Fourth of July revelers with easy and convenient travel to and from firework displays in Washington, New York City and a variety of points in between. Low fares [...]
Sometimes something small turns into something grand. What started as a line in Alexander Chee’s interview in PEN Ten (and fueled by Twitter) has officially become an Amtrak program.
The #AmtrakResidency was designed to give creative professionals that are passionate about train travel the opportunity to work on their craft in an inspiring environment.
Amtrak has announced that Amtrak Residency will allow up to 24 writers to take Amtrak’s long-distance trains to work on their projects. The #AmtrakResidency was designed to give creative [...]