New Stops on Acela Express Mean More Freedom to Ride

August 11, 2016

Craig Schulz

Amtrak Contact

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Schedule change adds new station stops in New Jersey

NEW YORK – Amtrak Northeast Corridor customers can soon take advantage of additional opportunities to ride Acela Express as Amtrak’s high-speed service adds station stops in Iselin (Metropark) and Trenton, New Jersey.

Effective Aug. 22, 2016, Amtrak Train 2173, departing New York Penn Station at 8:13 p.m. will stop at MetroPark at 8:41pm en route to Washington, D.C.

Effective on the same date, Amtrak Train 2175, departing New York Penn Station at 9:05 p.m. will stop at Trenton at 9:51 p.m. en route to Washington, D.C.

“These modifications better align our Acela Express schedule with the needs and desires of our premium customers in New Jersey,” said Michael J. DeCataldo, Amtrak Senior Vice President and General Manager of Northeast Corridor Operations.  “Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor services remain focused on our goal of providing safe, reliable rail service with a commitment to financial excellence and superior customer service.”

Tickets are now available for purchase on, via the Amtrak mobile apps, at station ticket counters and via 1-800-USA-RAIL.

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