Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.
Fact sheets provide information about Amtrak's service and ridership at the state and national levels.
We've compiled responses to frequently asked questions on topics such as Amtrak’s financial performance, its operations and services, and improving and expanding intercity passenger rail service readily available to all of those with an interest in Amtrak.