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February 14, 2023

Future of Rail – Next Generation High-Speed Rail Infrastructure Improvements

Amtrak is upgrading its infrastructure to increase track capacity, improve ride quality and offer greater reliability along the Northeast Corridor.

In preparation for the introduction of the new, next generation Acela Express fleet, Amtrak is taking steps to improve its infrastructure for all users and keep Acela Express the preferred choice for intercity travel in the Northeast. While much of the infrastructure improvements will take place on the south end of the Northeast Corridor, between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the enhancements will benefit the full length of the corridor.