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January 9, 2013

Amtrak expands NEC high-speed service

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

Amtrak testing trains at 165 mph

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

Amtrak’s Acela turns 10, plans for more success

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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