Wisconsin Department of Transportation
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Free Wi-Fi service launches on Amtrak Hiawatha Service

Wisconsin DOT and Amtrak officials to make formal announcement

By - Feb 7th, 2014 10:48 am

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb will announce the addition of Wi-Fi service to the Amtrak Hiawatha Service at a news conference on Monday, February 10, at 10 a.m., in the atrium of the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, located at 433 West St. Paul Avenue.

Secretary Gottlieb will be joined by Matt Hardison, Amtrak’s chief marketing and sales officer, to highlight the newly installed cellular-based Internet service along the popular Milwaukee to Chicago passenger rail line.

Video and photo opportunities will be available following the news conference on an Amtrak Hiawatha train that departs downtown Milwaukee at 11 a.m.

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One thought on “Free Wi-Fi service launches on Amtrak Hiawatha Service”

  1. Brett Pavia says:

    This is great news, but long overdue.

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