Amtrak's Empire Builder train has resumed daily service from Chicago to Seattle and Portland, including a dozen stops along Montana's Hi-Line, after cutbacks made due to the pandemic.
The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill approved by the U.S. Senate over the weekend includes funding for Amtrak's Empire Builder route, which runs through northern Montana and other states.
As segments of society reopen and the world rushes to get vaccinated, more Americans may lose their fear of flying and once again crowd airports and airplanes.
Imagine sipping a beverage and not worrying about icy roads on a train ride from Missoula to Butte, Bozeman or Billings.
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Last week, U.S. Sens. Jon Tester, of Montana, and Deb Fischer, of Nebraska, introduced a bill to improve safety at rural train crossings. Tester cited recent incidents in Bainville specifically when announcing the bill.
Missoula County will host a three-hour virtual Montana Passenger Rail Summit starting at 10 a.m. Thursday to educate and advocate for the restoration of passenger rail service to southern Montana and continued support for Amtrak's Empire Builder.
Amtrak released a new video from Corporate Medical Director Dr. Ann Kuhnen on the health and safety guidelines passengers can expect when traveling with the rail company.
Amtrak is warning of another round of job cuts as it pares back train service amid a stubbornly slow recovery and said it does not plan to ask Congress for enough money to preserve the jobs.
Several recent fatal crashes involving trains on a heavily trafficked rural road east of Culbertson have prompted the Montana Department of Tr…
The man who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train on Friday near Bainville has been identified.
One man is dead and multiple people are injured after an Amtrak passenger train hit a tractor near Bainville in Roosevelt County.
Located halfway between West Glacier and East Glacier Park, the Izaak Walton has even earned a nickname over the years: “the inn between.”
With Veterans Day rapidly approaching, there's no shortage of deals being announced by the travel industry to honor the nation's military members.
It’s been 40 years since the last passenger train rumbled through Missoula on the North Coast Hiawatha line, leaving the only remaining passenger train running along Montana’s northern Hi-Line.
One last notable discount to keep in mind, Amtrak is offering 10% off the lowest available rail fare on most trains, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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The Billings Depot will host its second annual National Train Day event on May 4. National Train Day is a holiday started by Amtrak to educate…
GREAT FALLS — Amtrak has announced it will close its ticket counters in Shelby and Havre in an effort to save money.
One of the perks of living in Montana is not having to depend on public transportation — that is, until you want an adventure that can only come from public transportation.
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A crash between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina has left at least two people dead and about 70 people injured.
An Amtrak train has derailed south of Seattle, and authorities say "injuries and casualties" were reported.