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Amtrak Plans Faster Onboard Wi-Fi

Upgrading internet speed might attract new passengers, at a time when the company is competing with cheaper bus services

Amtrak Has a Plan to Fix Its Awful Wi-Fi

Rejoice, Amtrak riders! The rail service is planning to address one of your most pressing first-world problems: the spotty Wi-Fi on Amtrak trains. The problem...

The End of the Line for Amtrak?

The news that Amtrak president George Warrington is stepping down to run New Jersey Transit is a serious blow, and it comes at a particularly bad time as the...

Please. Somebody Derail Amtrak

Stop the trains. I want to get off. Amtrak is a disaster. A squeaking, rumbling, stopping-for-no-good-reason failure of a national rail service. How do I...

Is This Any Way To Run A Railroad?

Judging by the gaggle of travelers pouring onto trains over the Thanksgiving holiday, you might think that Amtrak is finally enjoying a smooth ride. But you...

Amtrak's Last Train

As the Acela Express zooms along the New England coastline at up to 150 m.p.h., bare trees and backyards flying by, it's hard to believe that the nation's first...

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