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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