News

September 28, 2022

Pennsylvanian Checked Baggage and Bicycle Service Changes Fall 2022

Due to a lack of equipment, checked baggage service is suspended on the Pennsylvanian and Carolinian for the fall schedule as indicated in the attached Amtrak advisory.

June 29, 2022

Get on board! Long-awaiting passenger rail project taking shape

State officials announced this week an agreement that will expand passenger rail service in western Pennsylvania - a concept for which Johnstown-area leaders have been advocating for many years.

June 28, 2022

Articles about the PennDOT, Norfolk Southern passenger rail agreement

Posted are articles about Governor Wolf's announcement of the agreement between PennDOT and Norfolk Southern to expand western Pennsylvania passenger rail service.

June 27, 2022

Governor Wolf announces Commonwealth, Norfolk Southern operating agreement to expand western PA passenger rail access

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) have reached an agreement to expand passenger rail access in western Pennsylvania.

June 3, 2022

Amtrak advisory - bike capacity expanded on Capitol Limited trains 29 and 30

Due to high demand, Amtrak is adding bicycle capacity on the Capitol Limited trains 29 and 30, effective immediately through mid-September.  Each departure will offer 12 spots for bike reservations.