The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, known as Amtrak is a U.S federal government-owned corporation that was organized on May 1, 1971, to provide
intercity passenger train service in the United States. It is headquartered at Union
Station in Washington, D.C. It operates passenger service on 21,000 miles of track primarily owned by freight railroads connecting 500 destinations in 46 states and
three Canadian provinces.