Who owns Amtrak?

Answer Amtrak, otherwise known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, is wholly owned by the United States Government. Its funding comes from the United States Congress and the Secretary of Tran... Read More »

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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 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 »

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 »

Do they wake you up on the amtrak?

Don't count on it; even if a conductor offers to wake you up.Buy a travel alarm clock, or use the alarm feature in your cellphone.