Is amtrak privatized?

Answer Amtrak is a private corporation that is run by a board of directors. Amtrak would operate at a loss if not for the government subsidies it receives. The United States government owns a substantial ... Read More »

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Does Amtrak have Wi-Fi?

Amtrak offers Wi-Fi on select trains along the Northeast Corridor as well as in major stations and clubs within this corridor. AmtrakConnect Wi-Fi is available on the Acela Express trains and is c... Read More »

Who is the CEO of Amtrak?

As of March 2010, Joseph Boardman is the president and CEO of Amtrak; he has held this position since November 2008. Before joining Amtrak, Boardman was the administrator at the Federal Railroad A... Read More »

Have you ever been on Amtrak?

Yes, I took the Amtrak "Coast Starlight" from Oakland, CA to Seattle, WA. It was a 22 hour ride and very very nice and the movement of the train was very relaxing. You could move from car to car ... Read More »

Who is the president of Amtrak?

On November 26, 2008, Amtrak appointed Joseph H. Boardman as its president and CEO. Mr. Boardman previously was an administrator at the Federal Railroad Administration. Boardman was 59 when he as... Read More »