Top High Speed Bullet Trains
Amtrak Acela Express is Amtraks Northeastern train travel route offering Acela scheduled hourly service downtown to downtown during peak commuter hours between New York, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and other intermediate cities, as well as many convenient round trips between New York and Boston.The Acela Express service is distinctive for its faster trips with fewer stops, at seat electrical outlets, conference tables, adjustable lighting, large tray tables, atseat cart Service on selected trains, and in train Cafe. The first class accommodations and services also include complimentary at seat meal service (breakfast, lunch, and dinner selections), complimentary newspaper and beverages, hot towel service, and access to ClubAcela and more.
Amtrak Acela Train Destination Cities:
Boston, MA, Westwood, MA, Providence, RI, New London, CT, New Haven, CT, Stamford, CT, New York, NY, Newark, NJ, Iselin, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Wilmington, DE, Baltimore, MD, BWI airport, MD, Washington, D.C.Plugs, conference tables, adjustable lighting, large tray tables, Cafe. On select trains: at seat cart service, complimentary newspaper and beverages, hot towel service, access to lounge and more.
The RFP seeks up to 28 next generation high speed trainsets capable of meeting or exceeding current Acela trip times on the existing NEC infrastructure. Aside from faster trains, Amtrak is also looking to boost the passenger capacity of each trainset by 40 percent, or 120 passengers. Just how Amtrak plans to do this is unknown, however.
The Northeast Corridor needs more high speed rail capacity to help move the American economy forward,