News & Commentary

William Flynn Named New Amtrak President

7 March 2020 New Amtrak CEO/President William (Bill) Flynn to take over from Richard Anderson on April 15.

Amtrak Requires Masks

20 April 2020 Effective today, Amtrak will require all customer-facing employees wear a facial covering of some kind — a mask if available— and strongly encourages all other employees and passengers to wear coverings.

Amtrak Nationwide Service Changes

14 April 2020 Amtrak Goes To Pre-Packaged Meals On Western Trains; Makes Other Temporary Changes To Long-Distance Service

Amtrak Celebrates 49th Anniversery

1 May 2020 In honor of its 49th anniversery on May 1, 2020, Amtrak's new President/CEO William Flynn released a YouTube video message!