The additional Acela trip will depart D.C. at 11 a.m. and increase Saturday Acela Express service to five New York round trips. The additional service will begin May 4.
Amtrak is due to submit a new safety management system plan to the federal government by Nov. 1 that includes plans to more closely watch for near misses like the approximately 115 major operating violations already recorded each year.
Amtrak continues to step up its Northeast Corridor service, rolling out a new Corridor Cafe Menu on Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains.
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With a major winter storm approaching the Northeast, Amtrak has modified several services in the region and canceled one between D.C. and an area of Virginia on Thursday.
Work on the project started this month, with Amtrak coaches undergoing a series of improvements, including new seat cushions, new carpeting, new LED lighting, new flooring and redesigned galleys in the cafe cars.
Amtrak is jumping into the Black Friday fray and will offer “Track Friday” sales on winter and spring rail trips.
More than 30 million passengers traveled on Amtrak for the sixth consecutive year, with most riding along the Northeast Corridor. The good news comes as Amtrak prepares for its busiest week of the year.
Amtrak suspended all train service between D.C. and Philadelphia after overhead wires were damaged north of Baltimore. Service has since resumed but significant delays are expected.
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