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November 9, 2023

President Biden Announces $16.4B for Northeast Corridor Projects at Amtrak’s Bear Maintenance Facility

In November 2023, President Biden announced that Amtrak will receive nearly $10 billion in Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) funding to modernize critical infrastructure, improve stations and support future ridership growth on the Northeast Corridor (NEC).  

The $16.4 billion in grant funding announced today will support 12 Amtrak-led projects and 13 partner-led projects through the FRA’s Federal-State Partnership for Intercity Passenger Rail Program (Fed-State NEC). 

Amtrak Board Chair Tony Coscia and CEO Stephen Gardner joined the Presidential announcement at Amtrak’s Bear Maintenance Facility in Delaware, where trains are maintained, overhauled and repaired. 

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For photos featuring President Biden, please Photo Credit: The White House. All other pictures should Photo Credit: Amtrak.

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