Amtrak Expands Bike Service

Amtrak Expands Bike Service

In the Fall of 2015, Amtrak took steps to expand its bike service via partnering with organizations within the biking community to accommodate more eco-friendly and fitness-oriented riders on some of their routes. This move was aimed at not only recruiting more customers but enhancing the overall appeal of public transportation. In an effort to […]

Amtrak Engineer’s Distraction Caused Derailment

Amtrak Engineer’s Distraction Caused Derailment

Amtrak has concluded its investigation into the fatal train derailment that occurred on May 12, 2015. The trainwreck killed four people and injured over 200 passengers. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) led the investigation and determined that the Amtrak engineer, Brandon Bostian, caused the derailment as a result of being distracted by information about another […]

Amtrak Undergoes Upgrades

Amtrak Undergoes Upgrades

As of January 2016, Amtrak Cardinal Service has expanded and undergone upgrades. The Cardinal Line, which includes Trains 50 and 51, now offers upgraded business class seating, along with sleeping cars and coach class seating options. This route has long been considered one of the transportation service’s crown jewels and most picturesque. With the new […]

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