June 14, 2020 A train enthusiast and ESPA member Kent Patterson takes Amtrak to Utica for a haircut at the Union Station Barber Shop and stays at the historic Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Utica amid the coronavirus outbreak. Blog Post from New York By Rail Magazine.
June 14, 2020 Recent University of Buffalo graduate travels on Amtrak during the COVID-19 era to get home for her supposed college graduation weekend. Here's what she wants to share. Blog Post from New York By Rail Magazine.
June 10, 2020 This legislation if passed by the US Congress would authorizes $5 billion annually, for a total of $25 billion over five years, to invest in “high-performance” intercity passenger rail service that will connect communities within a state, across states, and around the country.
June 10, 2020 Today on June 10th, 2020 meeting of the East-West Study Advisory Committee was held online on Zoom. The meeting was recorded and posted online, with the presentation posted on the East-West Rail website.
June 10, 2020 ESPA hopes that Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will not allow a great opportunity to fund continued investment in the infrastructure that is the foundation of our Upstate NY intercity rail passenger rail service
June 10, 2020 Track and signaling construction work as part of the Buffalo-Exchange Street Station project will require temporary detour of service from downtown.
May 1, 2020 In honor of its 49th anniversery on May 1, 2020, Amtrak's new President/CEO William Flynn released a YouTube video message!
April 20, 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.
April 14, 2020 Amtrak Goes To Pre-Packaged Meals On Western Trains; Makes Other Temporary Changes To Long-Distance Service
March 7, 2020 New Amtrak CEO/President William (Bill) Flynn to take over from Richard Anderson on April 15.