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December 06, 2016 02:14 PM
Two Missouri Amtrak Stations Named Top 10 Nationwide
Kirkwood and Washington receive top marks in customer service

December 6, 2016 – For immediate release

JEFFERSON CITY – Two Missouri River Runner stations, Kirkwood and Washington, made the top ten list in the Amtrak station customer satisfaction survey for overall station experience in FY 2016. Customers gave Kirkwood and Washington stations high rankings for friendliness of staff, ease of train boarding process, cleanliness of station and personal safety. Kirkwood tied for first and Washington ranked eighth.

            Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner route travels daily between St. Louis and Kansas City, with stops across the state at Kirkwood, Washington, Hermann, Jefferson City, Sedalia, Warrensburg, Lee’s Summit and Independence.

      “We're excited to see two of our station stops ranked in the top ten of all U.S. stations. These rankings are reflective of the communities they serve and the stations have always been a gateway to them,” said MoDOT Administrator of Railroads Eric Curtit. “The stops add to their economic development and overall prosperity.”

      Amtrak specials are available for winter trips on the Missouri River Runner line. Passengers can save 20 percent on adult fares for travel January 3 through March 31, 2017. Up to two children, ages 2-12, may accompany each adult at half fare prices.

Book your seat using discount code V609. Savings are possible by booking through the "Deals" tab at Amtrak.com or by calling 800-USA-RAIL.You can also purchase tickets using Amtrak eTicketing and simply print your boarding documents from any printer or present them on board electronically via your smartphone.

Terms and conditions vary. Some blackout dates and other applicable restrictions apply, including advance reservation and purchase requirements, which are displayed on Amtrak.com. The offer is valid for coach seats and is dependent upon availability.

 

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