January 9, 2013
Adding a new weekday Acela Express round-trip between New York and Washington, D.C., beginning on Jan. 28. The service will also make stops in Baltimore, Wilmington, Del.; Philadelphia, and Newark, N.J., and offer reserved Business Class and First Class service options.
September 26, 2012
Locations in Maryland/Delaware, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts may at some future time experience regular 160 mph service. Tests utilize high-speed Acela Express equipment and measure the interaction between the train and the track, rider quality and other safety factors.
December 16, 2010
After becoming a popular alternative to air and car travel in the Northeast Corridor, the operator plans to build onto its success with a plan for a bullet train that would run at speeds of up to 220 miles per hour.
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