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May 2013

Amtrak Unveils Advanced Technology Locomotives for Northeast Service

By | Customer Amenities, News, Travel May 13, 2013

A new era of more reliable and energy efficient Amtrak service for Northeast intercity rail passengers is coming down the tracks as the first of 70 advanced technology electric locomotives being built by Siemens begin rolling off the assembly line today. The first units of the $466 million order will be field tested this summer for entry into revenue service in the fall.

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