Amtrak’s new, state-of-the-art, high-speed trainsets, which will redefine the customer experience on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor when they enter service on the Northeast Corridor in 2021, are making significant progress in their construction at Alstom’s facility in Hornell, New York.
Next Gen Acela Express Exteriors 1
Amtrak announced in August 2016 that it was contracting with Alstom to produce the next-generation Acela trainsets, which will provide 40 percent more trains, one-third more passenger seats with the same personal space and high-end comfort, more service, better amenities and a smoother ride. Design Credit: ALSTOM SA 2017.
New Acela Fleet
Sneak Peek: We are making progress on our new high-speed Acela trainsets that will redefine the customer experience on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor when they enter service in 2021. Check out the first prototype (still under construction) being assembled at Alstom’s Hornell, New York facility.