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am·trac

also am·track  (ăm′trăk′)
n.
A small, flatbottom amphibious vehicle that moves by means of finned tracks and is used to carry troops from ship to shore.

amtrac

(ˈæmˌtræk) or

amtrack

n
an amphibious tracked vehicle used primarily by the military for shore landings
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Amtrak offers its Federal Discount Program nationwide.
Amtrak said the financial investment will enhance the customer experience for commuter and intercity rail customers.
"We're not interested in giving up control of Chicago Union Station," Amtrak Senior Director of Government Affairs Ray Lang said.
The upcoming trial over the Kansas derailment of an Amtrak passenger train has been cancelled after Cimarron Crossing Feeders admitted its runaway feed truck damaged the railroad track.
Amtrak officials confirmed the incident Tuesday afternoon and a photo emerged on social media showing the where the two train cars broke apart on the tracks.
Amtrak and Bank of America said they have launched a new guest rewards credit card program for Amtrak that delivers more perks and points to customers through use of the guest rewards world MasterCard and platinum MasterCard.
Amtrak and Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) have announced a new Amtrak Guest Rewards credit card programme, effective immediately.
All of which makes it passing strange that congressional Republicans are doing their utmost to kill Amtrak. Each year, they cut its budget further.
It is also true that today Amtrak services are most utilized along the heavily populated and often commuted routes along the East Coast of the country.
Funding is clearly insufficient, even if it remains unclear whether the derailment 140 miles north of Washington, D.C., was caused by the infrastructure deficiencies that long have plagued Amtrak, particularly in the heavily traveled Northeast corridor.
The bill, approved by a vote of 316 to 101, authorizes $7.2 billion in federal subsidies for passenger rail, including $1.7 billion a year over four years in subsidies for Amtrak. That's nearly the same as current spending levels, disappointing Amtrak supporters who had urged a significant increase to help the railroad address its deteriorating infrastructure and aging equipment.