About Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a corporation striving to deliver a high quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service that exceeds customer expectations. Learn all about Amtrak here from every angle.

Facts & Services

Learn all about what makes Amtrak unique — the history, trains, service and ridership facts, commitment to energy efficiency and more.

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Amtrak History & Archives

News & Media

Get first-hand information about Amtrak from news releases, service alerts, to passenger notices, events and more. 

Service Alert & Notices

Amtrak Media Center

Government Affairs

Contact an Amtrak Government Affairs representative and learn about relevant Congressional testimony and legislation.

Government Affairs Staff

Congressional Testimony

Reports and Documents

Download significant reports and documents regarding Amtrak, from financial performance, environmental, operating reports to business plans.

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New Era of Rail

Explore Amtrak's New Era and discover our investments in infrastructure, stations, fleet and service — creating more jobs and bringing more trains to more people.

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Special Projects

In addition to a constant effort to provide higher customer satisfaction and quality service, Amtrak has also leveraged various special projects to attain great goals.

Frederick Douglass Tunnel Program

Great American Stations Project

Environmental Restoration

Partnership & Sponsorship

Amtrak partners with quality organizations and travel agencies to make rail travel an unforgettable experience and offers sponsorship to projects of great cause.

Partners & Alliances

Travel Agent Resource Center

Amtrak as Your Sponsor

Doing Business with Amtrak

Besides providing train services to the public, Amtrak is also actively engaged in business with other companies and vendors to generate more productivity.

Amtrak Procurement Portal

Amtrak Permit Process

Amtrak Real Estate

Amtrak Culture & Careers

Interested in joining Amtrak for the public good? Discover the Amtrak culture and career opportunities.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Career Opportunities


Amtrak in Your Community

On Track for Good

Amtrak Police Department (APD)

The APD has a robust K-9 program, regional detectives, and patrol officers who work daily to protect America's Railroad.

Amtrak Police Department   

Office of General Counsel

The Amtrak Office of General Counsel provides vital legal guidance and representation on simple questions, complex challenges, and everything in between.

Service of Legal Documents