New York By Rail: Your Amtrak Travel Guide to Destinations From New York City to Vermont and Canada


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About NYBR

New York By Rail is your Amtrak® travel guide to destinations from New York City to Vermont and Canada. Established in 2004, New York By Rail recently published its 13th edition in May 2016.

New York By Rail is published annually by Martinelli Custom Publishing (, a custom publishing and content marketing company based in Poughkeepsie, New York. 175,000 copies are distributed onboard New York State Amtrak trains and Amtrak stations; New York State Thruway Information Centers; Fairs and Festivals and in other targeted ways.

The 2016 issue of New York By Rail provides travel information on the 13 Amtrak destinations along the Adirondack, Ethan Allen Express, Empire State and Maple Leaf railroad lines, including what's new, what's not-to-miss, and what's nearby each train station. A dedicated calendar of events provides details on 50 fairs, festivals and happenings that can be reached via Amtrak. The "Discounts & Rewards" section highlights exclusive savings programs for Amtrak passengers, including discounts for travel to the New York State Fair, Fort Ticonderoga, and a special 15% "I Love NY" discount on select routes.

Connections, a new section introduced in 2015, includes several suggested door-to-door leisure travel itineraries. Amtrak passengers can follow these plans for two-day getaways that begin at stations in Yonkers, Croton-on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, Hudson, Albany-Rensselaer, and Saratoga Springs. Travelers can access attractions and accommodations through Enterprise Car Rental service available directly at these stations.

New York By Rail  was awarded the 2016 APEX Award for Publication Excellence in the category of "One-of-a-Kind Publications - Custom Published" for the 2015 issue of New York By Rail. This is the 8th consecutive year New York By Rail  rerereceived an APEX Award for Publication Excellence. 

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