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Blair Hammond

Blair Hammond

Blair is senior officer of social media at Amtrak and a recovering journalist. Her favorite long-distance train is the south-bound Crescent.
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Amtrak’s Impact on Northeast Economy Detailed in New Report

This is an excerpt of an article originally published at Amtrak’s blog. Amtrak owns and maintains 80 percent of the Northeast Corridor’s mainline, which is used by 710,000 rail commuters and 40,000 Amtrak riders daily. A new report shows what an incredible impact the mainline has on the American economy. The Northeast Corridor Infrastructure and Operations… Read more »

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Six Tips for Cheap Amtrak Tickets

[Editor’s note: This article was originally published at Amtrak’s great blog. Go there for the full article. And if you’ve got the time to travel in leisure, comfort, and ease, Amtrak’s offerings are quite a bit more affordable for cross-country travel throughout the U.S. than airline travel.] 1. Join Amtrak Guest Rewards Every time you… Read more »