Amtrak: 50 Years of Leading the Way

For 50 years, Amtrak has made passenger rail service accessible to communities all across America—both large and small. Take a look at our five decades of investments in innovation, safety, service, sustainability and to the communities we serve. Then see what we are doing to fulfill our commitment to safe, reliable and state-of-the-art rail service in the 21st century.

1990s - Amtrak invests in new equipment and safety upgrades that power the railroad while bringing jobs and opportunities to communities across America.

Capitol Corridor inauguration image courtesy of Dave Warner