Amtrak's $8 Billion Operating Plan Calls on States to Increase Funding
- Chicago may land Amtrak unit's HQ. // Crain's Chicago Business;7/4/94, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p1
Reports on Amtrak's management reorganization. Search for regional Amtrak headquarters under review by the National Railroad Passenger Corp.; Chicago as possible site of Amtrak's headquarters.
- Amtrak. Dwyer, Ann; Andreoli, Tom // Crain's Chicago Business;2/3/97, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p35
Focuses on a possible decision by Amtrak to close down its reservation center in Chicago, Illinois. Number of persons that would by laid off.
- Federal subsidy of Amtrak. // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep85, Vol. 64 Issue 8/9, p194
The Reagan Administration's proposal to cut all federal subsidies for Amtrak has sparked a controversy over whether the national rail passenger system could or should survive the loss of funding. The discussion of this issue includes articles on the early role of government in railroading,...
- Accept industry offers to buy Amtrak. Utt, Ronald D. // Fairfield County Business Journal;05/25/98, Vol. 37 Issue 21, p4
Opinion. Comments on the financial state of Amtrak. Statistics on federal aid to Amtrak for intercity rail passenger service; Annual losses of the company due to high operating costs; Appropriations for the company since its inception in the year 1971; Benefits of privatization.
- Amtrak put on schedule for compliance. Foulke, Judith E. // FDA Consumer;Dec92, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p42
Reports that Amtrak is on schedule to correct problems with refrigeration, food handling and sanitation aboard its railroad cars. Timetable of corrections spelled out in a consent decree of permanent injunction signed on June 15, 1992 by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak's...
- Amtrak's incremental approach. Vantuono, William C. // Railway Age;May93, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p47
Reports on Amtrak's high speed rail program. Incremental approach; Northeast High Speed Rail Improvement Project (NHRIP); Trainset options; Swedish X000 test run; German InterCityExpress (ICE); Bids by manufacturers; Systems upgrade; Cooperation with freight railroads; Government support. ...
- Amtrak to expand Genesis fleet by 98 units. // Railway Age;Jun96, Vol. 197 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the plan of Amtrak Corp. to expand its Genesis fleet of trains by 98 units by mid-1997.
- Preserving passenger railroading. Downs, Thomas M. // Railway Age;Jun96, Vol. 197 Issue 6, p67
Points out the role of Amtrak Corp. as custodian of the American passenger railroading legacy. Company's vision in the 21st century; Pursuit of high-tech innovations; Legislative proposals of the company for the railroad industry.
- Facing subsidy cut, Amtrak reshuffles. // Railway Age;Sep96, Vol. 197 Issue 9, p57
Reports on Amtrak's restructuring plan in anticipation of the 1997 federal operating grant. Changes in route service; Acceleration of a plan to provide service that would require no operating subsidy by the year 2002; Routes that will be affected by the restructuring plan.
- Amtrak struggles to stay in operation. // Newsweek;6/3/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 22, p51
A sentimental journey on Amtrak -- 43 hours from Los Angeles to New Orleans -- 2033 miles.