Free Wi-Fi now available on eastern Long-Distance trains, groundbreaking wireless upgrades underway
WASHINGTON – Amtrak is expanding availability of its cellular-based Wi-Fi service, AmtrakConnectSM, as well as advancing new wireless technology on board trains that will lead to overall improvements in Wi-Fi reliability and performance across Amtrak’s national network. AmtrakConnectSM is now offered as the latest onboard amenity available to customers on several eastern long-distance trains including:
Cardinal: New York – Washington, D.C. – Cincinnati – Indianapolis – Chicago
Crescent: New York – Atlanta – New Orleans
Lake Shore Limited: New York/Boston – Albany – Chicago
Silver Service: New York – Washington, D.C. – Charleston – Savannah – Jacksonville – Orlando – Tampa/Miami
With this latest service rollout, more than 90 percent of Amtrak’s customers have access to free onboard Wi-Fi, allowing them to stay connected and entertained throughout their journeys.