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Amtrak (also known as The National Railroad Passenger Corporation) is a provider of intercity passenger rail services. The company is an operator for state-supported corridor services and for commuter rail agencies.

TypePrivate
Founded1971
HQWashington, DC, US
Websiteamtrak.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureD

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)10,115
Job Openings147
Revenue (FY, 2018)$3.4 B(+3%)

Key People/Management at Amtrak

William J. Flynn

William J. Flynn

President and Chief Executive Officer
Eleanor D. Acheson

Eleanor D. Acheson

Executive Vice President and General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Stephen J. Gardner

Stephen J. Gardner

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Commercial Officer
DJ Stadtler

DJ Stadtler

Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Scot Naparstek

Scot Naparstek

Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer
Roger Harris

Roger Harris

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer
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Amtrak Office Locations

Amtrak has an office in Washington
Washington, DC, US (HQ)
1 Massachusetts Ave NW
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Amtrak Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1971
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Amtrak Revenue

Amtrak's revenue was reported to be $3.39 b in FY, 2018 which is a 2.5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

3.4b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

2.5%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(817.2m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(852.2m)

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

500.9m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

3.2b3.2b3.3b3.4b

Revenue growth, %

1%2%2%

Sales and marketing expense

95.2m104.4m106.9m93.2m

Operating expense total

4.3b4.3b4.2b4.2b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

523.0m760.5m1.1b500.9m

Accounts Receivable

308.9m294.5m336.4m397.8m

Prepaid Expenses

27.7m37.5m54.3m56.5m

Inventories

272.7m255.1m269.2m290.7m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(1.2b)(1.1b)(968.7m)(817.2m)

Depreciation and Amortization

747.8m813.4m767.0m807.1m

Inventories

(6.1m)15.8m(16.0m)(31.2m)

Accounts Payable

124.6m577.4m(244.4m)20.0m
USDFY, 2015

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Amtrak Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Passengers

30.88 m31.28 m31.74 m31.72 b

Available Seat Miles

12.88 b12.82 b12.74 b12.59 b

Revenue Passenger Miles

6.6 b6.53 b6.52 b6.36 b

Train Miles

37.93 m37.82 m37.6 m37.8 m
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Amtrak Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Amtrak's Downeaster
Chicago Union Station Company
Passenger Railroad Insurance Limited
Penn Station Leasing, LLC
Street Limited, L.P
Washington Terminal Company

Amtrak Online and Social Media Presence

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Amtrak Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    60/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    66/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    75/100

  • Diversity

    B-

    68/100

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Amtrak News and Updates

What we learned about Joe Biden from riding Amtrak with a Senate colleague who has known the president for five decades

Summary List PlacementSen. Tom Carper says he'll soon have an Amtrak train station in Delaware named after him, just like President Joe Biden. Except that it's smaller.  You might even miss it if you blink, he explained, so he counted down the seconds as we approached the "cute little" new station…

President Biden Talks Infrastructure Sustainability, Efficiency To Amtrak 50th Anniversary Crowd

Standing on a windy platform at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station on April 30, 2021, Biden said that rail transportation for both freight and passengers, is sustainable and efficient.

Amtrak Celebrates 50 Years with 50% off Fares

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtrak is celebrating a half a century of moving America where it wants to go. The 50th Anniversary Sale offers sale fares at 50% off, with a maximum of $50 per segment, available on coach class for routes all across the country, as well as Acela...

Amtrak Adds Carbon Emission Savings Information on All Northeast Corridor Tickets

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtrak announced today, in conjunction with Earth Day 2021 that all passengers traveling on the Northeast Corridor (NEC), between Boston and Washington, D.C., will be provided their trip-specific carbon emissions savings. Savings are calculated...

This Amtrak train map imagines an optimistic future with a lot more rail service by 2035

The proposal includes service to 160 additional communities, including many that Amtrak says remain underserved today. It’s track to the future for Amtrak.Read Full Story

Amtrak releases map of expanded US rail network it says it can build with $80 billion from Biden's infrastructure plan

Summary List PlacementAmtrak has released a map of an expanded US rail network that it says it can build with $80 billion from President Joe Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan. The light blue lines represent what would be new services, while the orange lines show services that would be extend…
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Amtrak Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Amtrak founded?

    Amtrak was founded in 1971.

  • Who are Amtrak key executives?

    Amtrak's key executives are William J. Flynn, Eleanor D. Acheson and Stephen J. Gardner.

  • How many employees does Amtrak have?

    Amtrak has 10,115 employees.

  • What is Amtrak revenue?

    Latest Amtrak annual revenue is $3.4 b.

  • What is Amtrak revenue per employee?

    Latest Amtrak revenue per employee is $334.8 k.

  • Who are Amtrak competitors?

    Competitors of Amtrak include Canadian National Railway, Norfolk Southern and Valley Transportation Authority.

  • Where is Amtrak headquarters?

    Amtrak headquarters is located at 1 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington.

  • Where are Amtrak offices?

    Amtrak has an office in Washington.

  • How many offices does Amtrak have?

    Amtrak has 1 office.