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Amtrak is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service. The company also operates commuter rail operations on behalf of states and transit agencies.
TypePrivate
Founded1971
Websiteamtrak.com
Employee Ratings3.3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)10,736
Job Openings125
Revenue (FY, 2018)$3.4 B(+3%)

Key People/Management at Amtrak

Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson

President, CEO
Kenneth Hylander

Kenneth Hylander

EVP, Chief Safety Officer
Eleanor Acheson

Eleanor Acheson

EVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
Stephen Gardner

Stephen Gardner

COO, Chief Commercial Officer
Dj Stadtler

Dj Stadtler

EVP, Chief Administrative Officer
Scot Naparstek

Scot Naparstek

COO, EVP
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Amtrak Office Locations

Amtrak has an office in Washington
Washington, US
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.
USD

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-Sep-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
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

339.1k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 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

6.60 b6.53 b6.52 b6.36 b

Train Miles

37.93 m37.82 m37.60 m37.80 m
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Amtrak Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal 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 News and Updates

Amtrak Offers 50% Off National Travel with September Sale

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtrak is making it even easier to see America this fall with its September Sale, offering customers 50% off ticket purchases nationwide. Starting Friday, Aug. 16, through Saturday, Aug. 17, customers can kick off Labor Day weekend with half-off...

Amtrak Offers Acela Nonstop Service between Washington, D.C. and New York City

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtrak today announced the launch of Acela Nonstop, a new offering with direct service between Washington Union Station (WAS) and New York Penn Station (NYP), beginning Monday, Sept. 23, with tickets now available. The initial weekday only...

CSX Safety Lapses Blamed for 2018 Fatal Amtrak Collision in S.C.

CSX Safety Lapses Blamed for 2018 Fatal Amtrak Collision in S.C.

The Amtrak That Works, and the Amtrak That Doesn’t

The Amtrak That Works, and the Amtrak That Doesn’t

Amtrak Releases FY2018 Sustainability Report

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amtrak released its FY2018 Sustainability Report, in a newly designed and interactive online experience, highlighting company performance against year-over-year sustainability goals. In FY18 year, the company achieved all energy, fuel, recycling...
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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 Richard Anderson, Kenneth Hylander and Eleanor Acheson.

  • How many employees does Amtrak have?

    Amtrak has 10,736 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 $315.5 k.

  • Who are Amtrak competitors?

    Competitors of Amtrak include BNSF Railway, Canadian National Railway and Busbud.

  • Where are Amtrak offices?

    Amtrak has an office in Washington.

  • How many offices does Amtrak have?

    Amtrak has 1 office.