NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION (AMTRAK)
60 Massachusetts Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20002
Phone, 202-906-3000. Internet, www.amtrak.com.
Board of Directors:
Chairman John Robert Smith
Members Sylvia de Leon, Michael Dukakis, Linwood Holton, David Lancy, Amy Rosen
Member ex officio (Secretary of Transportation) Norman Y. Mineta
President and Chief Executive Officer David L. Gunn
Chief Financial Officer Deno Bokas
Vice President, Labor Relations Joseph M. Bress
Senior Vice President, Operations William L. Crosbie
Chief, System Safety and Security Ernest R. Frazier
Vice President, Human Resources Lorraine A. Green
Vice President, Business Diversity Gerri Mason Hall
Chief Engineer David Hughes
Chief Mechanical Officer Jonathan Klein
Vice President, Planning and Business Gilbert O. Mallery
Vice President, Government Affairs and Policy Joseph H. McHugh
Vice President, Marketing and Sales Barbara J. Richardson
Vice President, Procurement and Materials Michael J. Rienzi
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Alicia M. Serfaty
Vice President, Operations Edward V. Walker
Inspector General Fred E. Weiderhold
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation was established to develop the potential of modern rail service in meeting the Nation's intercity passenger transportation needs.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) was created by the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970, as amended (49 U.S.C. 241), and was
incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia to provide a balanced national transportation system by developing, operating, and improving U.S. intercity rail passenger service.
Amtrak operates an average of 212 trains per day, serving over 540 station locations in 46 States, over a system of approximately 22,000 route miles. Of this route system, Amtrak owns less than 1,000 track miles in the Northeast Corridor (Washington-New York-Boston; New Haven-
Springfield; Philadelphia-Harrisburg), and several other small track segments throughout the country.
Amtrak owns or leases its stations and owns its own repair and maintenance facilities. The Corporation employs a total work force of approximately 22,205 and provides all reservation, station, and on-board service staffs, as well as train and engine operating crews. Outside the Northeast Corridor, Amtrak has historically contracted with privately or publicly owned...