Overview of the Downeaster
Right on Track
As the business managers of the Amtrak Downeaster, the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) provides the leadership and support necessary to deliver a passenger rail service that exceeds the expectations of our customers, delivers value and enhances economic development within the region we serve.
Each year, the team at NNEPRA strives to meet and exceed the economic, performance, social and environmental objectives of our stakeholders; deliver value and beneﬁt to the public and contribute to a modern, integrated transportation system.
The NNEPRA staff is actively involved with the daily operation of the Amtrak Downeaster. We strive to meet and exceed ridership and revenue goals by actively promoting the Downeaster; achieving maximum ﬁnancial efficiency by controlling expenses; and establishing strong collaborative partnerships with stakeholders and local communities.