Amtrak’s Routes Through Pittsburgh See Ridership Increase

Amtrak’s two routes with Pittsburgh stops saw ridership increases in the past fiscal year, according to ridership data the railroad announced this morning.

The Pennsylvanian, which runs between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia via Harrisburg, saw a 3.3 percent ridership increase, to 218,917, and a 12.4 percent gain in passenger revenue.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced in March that the state would commit $3.8 million to keep the service operating in the coming year.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/region/amtraks-routes-through-pittsburgh-see-ridership-increase-707557/#ixzz2hiDUs3yx

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