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August 26, 2016

Amtrak Invests $2.45 Billion for Next-Gen High-Speed Trainsets and Infrastructure Upgrades

Amtrak is contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak's premium Acela Express service. The contract is part of a $2.45 billion that will be invested on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor as part of a multifaceted modernization program to renew and expand Acela Express service.

Read the news release.

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