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Amtrak puts out feelers for replacement of aging Superliner equipment

January 20th, 2023
January 20, 2023 - TRA Newswire / -Amtrak expects to get responses from as many as 10 manufacturers by the end of March as it kicked off the process of replacing bi-level Superliner equipment for its national network service. The...

Commentary: Amtrak numbers tell the story; long distance trains are the heroes

October 3rd, 2021
October 2, 2021 - / Andrew Selden - It has been clear almost from the very beginning of the COVID epidemic that not all trains were being impacted equally. After the initial shock of March and April 2020, when all...

Amtrak Chair: Profitability 'not Amtrak’s mission;' long-distance routes play 'critical role' in communities across America

November 25th, 2020
November 25, 2020 - - By Sean Jeans-Gail, VP Government Affairs - Finally, something for passengers to be grateful for. In a guest editorial in Railway Age magazine, Amtrak Chair Tony Coscia hit back against the notion that Amtrak’s primary mission should be...

3rd in a series: Farewell long-distance trains?

August 24th, 2020
August 23, 2020 - - David Peter Alan - Beginning Oct. 1, Amtrak is reducing service on its entire long-distance (L-D) train network from daily to three departures per week, except for the two trains that already run only tri-weekly-only...

White House Doubles Down on Cuts to Infrastructure Investment, Slashes Amtrak Routes and Transit Funding

May 23rd, 2017
May 23, 2017 - and - The Trump Administration released a 2018 detailed budget proposal that guts funding to Amtrak’s long-distance trains, and slashes funding to key transit and transportation funding programs, threatening to accelerate the deterioration of physical...

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