News & Commentary

Amtrak selects Siemens Mobility as the Preferred Bidder for the Next Generation of Corridor Equipment

April 22, 2021 Amtrak selects Siemens Mobility as the preferred bidder for the next generation of corridor equipment which will replace the Amfleet I cars in Northeastern service.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveils Penn Station Reconstruction Plans

April 22, 2021 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday, April 21 unveiled two new reconstruction options for transforming the current Penn Station.

Don Nimphius, ESPA Regional Coordinator for Long Island: 1932-2021

March 19, 2021 Don Nimphius, long time ESPA Regional Coordinator for Long Island passed away this March before Annual Meeting

Question on Amtrak Guest Rewards Answered

March 19, 2021 At ESPA's annual meeting on March 13th, a member asked the Amtrak representatives about when their points and status levels in the Guest Rewards program would lapse, because of their drop in travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Need to replace Livingston Ave Bridge (LAB) gets call out from the Albany Times Union

January 25, 2021 The Albany Times Union ran a business article and opinion editorial on the need to replace the Livingston Ave Bridge (LAB) that carries Amtrak trains over the Hudson River between Rensselaer and Albany.