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News Media Contacts & Access

Amtrak Media Relations representatives provide information to and answer questions from members of the press. They do not place advertising or handle customer inquiries.

Telephone numbers and addresses below are for use by members of the media only.

Working press members should contact the media relations office representing their region (see the map and listings below). A representative is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to handle inquiries and provide information regarding railroad operating emergencies.

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Amtrak recommends that permission in advance for news reporting and professional photography on Amtrak trains, at stations or on other Amtrak property be obtained from Amtrak Media Relations. Reporters and photographers should contact the media relations office in their region. After-hours emergency contact information is provided at all hours by calling any of the offices. Read the corporate policy on photography and filming on Amtrak property.

Media Contacts

News media should telephone regarding breaking news; e-mail addresses below are for routine contacts during regular business hours and are not ordinarily monitored nights, weekends and holidays.

Media Relations Washington

(202) 906-3860

District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

Media Relations Wilmington

(302) 683-2129

Delaware, District of Columbia,
Maryland, Pennsylvania

Media Relations Oakland

(510) 238-4360

Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho,
Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Media Relations New York

(212) 630-6933

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont

Media Relations Chicago

(312) 544-5390

Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming